Press Release –
Dunlop Tire, a worldwide manufacturer of tires for ATVs, motorcycles, cars and trucks, has inked a two-year sponsorship agreement with the WPSA PowerSports ATV Tour.
“We are delighted that Dunlop has returned to the 2008 ATV Tour,” said PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. CEO Rick Murphy. “Dunlop’s advanced tire technology will definitely raise the level of competition in SuperQuad Pro 450 and QuadTerrain racing.”
In addition to its high-visibility sponsorship, Dunlop will also be lending support to a cadre of Pro Class riders who compete in the WPSA’s “ SuperQuad ” and “QuadTerrain Challenge” series, including Team Polaris’ Daryl Rath, 2006 QuadTerrain Champion, Landon Hurst and Brock Lyons. Also, Team Arctic Cat’s Jesse West, 2007 QuadTerrain Champion, Josh West and Patrick Brons.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of a series that combines world-class ATV racing with ESPN2 television coverage of the sport,” said Steve Yanacek, Dunlop’s off-road and ATV product & marketing manager. “WPSA racing gives us a great venue to showcase the excellent performance and durability characteristics of our ATV tires for both sport and utility machines.”