Pirelli Retains FIM Contract as Official Tyre Supplier

September 10, 2014

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) have announced today that Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Tyre Supplier of the series, having won the tender scheduled from Monday 28 July to Monday 25 August 2014.

The agreement confirms Pirelli in its current role of sole tyre supplier for all the classes of the FIM Superbike World Championship until the end of the 2018 season. 

Pirelli has been a partner of FIM since 2004 and is the longest running control tyre supplier in the history of motorsports at international level.  

Javier Alonso, WSBK Executive Director said: “We are glad to continue with Pirelli for a further three seasons. This renewal testifies our excellent relationship with the Italian company, a partnership for more than a decade that has always been strong with both the International Motorcycling Federation and the promoter and organiser of the series, and is clear evidence of Pirelli’s ongoing and constant ability to innovate and to offer products at the forefront of technology.” 

“Pirelli is proud of this confirmation as Official Tyre Supplier for the top Championship for production derived motorcycles. It is a partnership that has lasted successfully until today thanks to the constant commitment and well-finished service of our racing team that goes to the track every weekend to support the teams and the riders”, added Uberto Thun-Hohenstein, Senior Vice President of Pirelli’s Business Unit Moto.