Michael Dunlop added another chapter to the Dunlop family history in the Isle of Man TT, winning the second Monster Energy Supersport race of the 2012 event. Dunlop led at the end of all four laps for his third career TT win. His uncle, Joey Dunlop, is the all-time leader in TT wins at 26 […]
Tire Life At The Isle Of Man + Video
If you’re like us, you never get enough Isle of Man videos. While the men and machines that fly around the course are nothing short of mesmerizing, let’s take a moment and talk about a crucial aspect of any race: the tires.
In this Honda-supplied video, Dunlop technicians, along with 21-time TT winner, John McGuiness, talk about the challenges the Isle throws at tires. From there, Mark Sears, Product Support Manager for Dunlop, explains what technologies are embedded within Dunlop tires to ensure all its riders navigate the course as safely as possible. Since the high-speed nature of the TT is world’s apart from your typical short circuit, the solutions to the TT’s specific challenges proves quite interesting.