Pirelli has signed on to sponsor Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, for the 2014-2016 period. The agreement with Feld Motor Sports®, a division of Feld Entertainment®, commences with the 2014 season – a total of 17 events – starting with Anaheim, California on January 4 and running through until May 3rd in Las Vegas.
As part of the agreement, Pirelli will also be the official tire supplier of the Toyota / Yamaha / JGRMX team and its riders Josh Grant and Justin Brayton; plus BTO KTM-Sports team riders Andrew Short and Matt Goerke. Each rider will have the PIRELLI SCORPIONTM range at their disposal, as well as professional service and on-going support from Pirelli technicians.
Created in 1974, Supercross is an extreme competition that takes place on tracks made of dirt built within baseball or football arenas. Supercross is a popular motorcycle sport for the American public and also the most important motorcycle championship in the world in terms of TV and onsite audience.