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World Superbike Tire Contract Open in 2013

Friday, April 1, 2011
The Infront Motor Sports group has announced open tender for the spec tire contract in 2013 through the 2015 season. The contract will included supplying racing rubber for the premier SBK series, as well as World Supersport and the support Superstock classes. Pirelli has been the exclusive tire supplier for World Superbike racing since the implementation of a spec tire in 2004.

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Courtesy of Infront Motor Sports

Infront Motor Sports, the worldwide Promoter of the FIM Superbike World Championship, launches today (Thursday 31st March 2011) the tender procedure for the awarding of the exclusive tyre supply contract for the FIM Superbike and Supersport World Championships, the Superstock FIM Cup 1000 and the UEM Superstock 600 European Championship for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 racing seasons.

The tender is open to qualified tyre manufacturers who can demonstrate top level international experience and know-how in the supply of racing tyres within the framework of professional motorcycling racing championships.

The interested companies can contact Infront Motor Sports, Mr. Paolo Flammini, CEO, by sending a fax to +39 06 50966460.

Infront Motor Sports reserves the right to evaluate the standing of the applicants before providing specific information about the tender.

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