Dunlop has signed a deal with Dorna Sports and the International Road Racing Teams Association to supply tires for the Moto2 and Moto3 Grand Prix World Champions through 2014. The new agreement extends Dunlops’ role as Moto2 tire supplier and adds the new Moto3 class to Dunlop’s duties. Dunlop has been the spec tire supplier […]
New Dunlop Q3 Tire To Feature Carbon Fiber
Dunlop sent us a rather brief press release today touting the virtues of carbon fiber. “It’s light. It’s strong. It’s tough. But have you ever seen it roll?” This was followed by a link to the video below on the eve of the new Dunlop Q3 press introduction.
Not much information, we know, but we bring it up because Dunlop is inviting journalists, including yours truly, to try this new tire at its proving grounds in Huntsville, Alabama later this week. We’re as curious as the rest of you to discover how the Q3 incorporates carbon fiber technology.
We can gather from its Q3 designation that it’s a track-oriented tire, the successor to the street/track-minded Q2. Whether this tire has a stronger focus towards one arena or the other is yet to be seen. Be sure to check back next week for the answer in my full review of the Q3.
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