Industry news: Bridgestone to withdraw from MotoGP™ after the 2015 season
Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ since 2009, has agreed a one-year extension to its current tyre supply contract with series promoters Dorna to supply tyres for the 2015 season, after which the Japanese tyre manufacturer will withdraw from the role of Official Tyre Supplier. Bridgestone... Read more
Bridgestone introduces new slick tyre marking system for 2014 MotoGP™ season
From the first race of the 2014 season, Bridgestone will employ a new colour marking system for its MotoGP™ tyres to make it easier for spectators to see which front and rear tyre options each rider is using at a given time. The change in the tyre marking system... Read more
Bridgestone and Dorna Sports have signed a new three-year deal that will see the Japanese manufacturer continue as the Official Tyre Supplier to the premier class of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) MotoGP World Championship from 2012-2014. The new contract means that Bridgestone will continue to provide tyres and... Read more
Alvaro Bautista continued testing for the 250cc Aspar squad at Estoril on Monday, following his dominant victory there in the Grand Prix on the Sunday.The tests were primarily to assess new Dunlop tyres ahead of the forthcoming Chinese GP on May 4th. Alvaro did 38 laps with a best... Read more