Michelin to Replace Bridgestone as MotoGP Tyre Supplier

By Community | May 23, 2014

French tyre manufacturer Michelin is set to replace Bridgestone as the the Official Tyre Supplier to the MotoGP Championship from 2016, Dorna have announced.

At the beginning of May 2014 Dorna, in agreement with the FIM, opened a tender for tyre manufacturers interested in becoming Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGPfrom the 2016 season.

Interested tyre manufacturers were able to request the technical specifications from Dorna’s Managing Director Javier Alonso, with three potential tyre suppliers initially expressing an interest – before Michelin alone made a formal tender before the 22nd May deadline.