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Pirelli shifts focus to 2022 AMA promotocross championships 

Atlanta (May 25, 2022). Pirelli Tire North America returns to the 2022 Lucas Oil Promotocross Championship Paddock. The 12-round series will begin on Saturday, May 28, at Fox Raceway National in Para, California. Pirelli will place an 18-wheel race transporter onsite at each event. We provide technical support and trackside assistance to all racers competing in SCORPION ™ MX tires. Nine-time FIM World Champion Antonio Cairoli will also be welcoming the opening round of the Fox Raceway. He competes under the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Tent on the KTM 450SX-F equipped with Pirelli.

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“I’m really excited to be in the United States,” said Cairoli. “Competing with Kuomintang has always been a dream, and now that we have the opportunity to do it, I’m really happy and looking forward to it.”

Kairori and Pirelli have a long history of success together, with countless victories. sixMXGP title together. After retiring from a full-time race at the end of 2021, he committed to the first two rounds and could continue throughout the summer.

“Pirelli is an Italian brand and has always supported me throughout my career, so my relationship with Pirelli is very important,” continued Cairoli. “When I was here in America, I was able to run my own sponsor. They have been with me all the time and everyone knows it’s a super tire, so I support them. I’m really happy and proud to continue. ”

Pirelli remains true to the motto, “We sell what we compete for, we sell what we sell.” He provided everyone with access to buy the exact tires used by professional riders and racing teams. This strategy allowed Pirelli to focus on developing tires for motocross trucks. And it ensures that consumers receive the latest technology and products.

“It will be an exciting summer of racing in the promotocross championship,” said Nick Walton. “Our brand has continued to improve the game over the last few seasons, and it’s special for nine-time world champion Antonio Cairoli to join the stateside. He’s one of the most decorated athletes in the sport. He is alone and has a long history of winning Pirelli all over the world. I hope this continues throughout his American tour this summer. “

There are many other teams participating in Cairoli in this summer’s promotocross championship. They will be on the Muc-Off / FXR / Club MX Yamaha, BarX / Chaparral Suzuki, Firepower Honda, and Phoenix Racing Honda teams.

In addition to the race team, Pirelli’s unwavering support and privateer dedication throughout the paddock remains. All racers in the Top 30 of the 250 and 450 classes will receive a free set of SCORPION ™ MX tires in the next round. For racers outside the top 30, Pirelli’s local trackside vendors will provide additional assistance.

Pirelli’s global motocross dominance includes MXGP World Champion Defender, Jeffrey Harlings, MX2 World Champion Defender, Tom Viale, current MXGP World Championship Leader Tim Geyser, and 9-time World Champion Cairoli. Remains unmatched with 76 motocross world championships, including riders.

The scope of SCORPION ™ MX depends on the performance of three different soil applications for the next 12 round season. It features SCORPION ™ MXSoft for sand and mud, SCORPION ™ MX32 ™ MidSoft for medium to soft soils, and SCORPION ™ MX32 ™ MidHard designed for use on medium to hard soils. For more information on the entire product line of Pirelli motorcycle tires, please visit: Pirelli.com

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