(PORTUGAL), 2 December 2009 - From 2010 Italian manufacturer GoldenTyre
will become the sole tyre supplier of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship,
using a One-Brand Control Tyre system since 2006.
One-Brand Control Tyre system was introduced by series' promoter
Youthstream in 2006 with the aims of reducing the tyre consumption per
Grand Prix, giving an equal chance to all participants by providing them
with the same material, increasing the level of competition and reducing
partnership with GoldenTyre will follow these general principles and will
be a further opportunity for the FIM SuperMoto World Championship
Italian tyres dedicated to SuperMoto will be made of a harder compound to
provoke a longer life and more sliding, resulting in an improved show.
Furthermore the price of the tyres will be reduced in favour of the team's
looks forward to the new partnership with GoldenTyre starting at the first
of seven Grand Prix's of the 2010 FIM SuperMoto World Championship - Italy
on May 2. The FIM SuperMoto of Nations instead is due to take place in
France on October 10.
opened 25 years ago in Bientina (by Pisa, Italy) as a manufacturer of cycling
tyres, establishing a solid business which has expanded to Motocross and
Enduro since 2001. The brand was bought by Buymec, a branch of the
Cavallini-Donati group, in 2004. The company is now a solid firm in the off
road market, becoming well known first for their coloured models then for
the tubeless Motocross tyres - now produced with Kevlar inserts. The
current range of products covers also SuperMoto, Minicross, Enduro, Pit
Bikes and Speedway.
Cavallini, the GoldenTyre President, stated: "We are extremely happy
to extend our partnership with Youthstream, which started in the Motocross
business, to SuperMoto. We are thankful for this opportunity we are given
and we will do our best to fulfil our position of unique tyre supplier of
the FIM SuperMoto World Championship. The tyre compound we have chosen is
meant to increase the sliding, together with the show of the races, and
reduce the costs because the tyres will cost less and last longer."