Josh Grant at Langston's track

Josh Grant at Langston's track

If you are a fan of the MotoGP or a World Superbike show, AMA Superbike racing, then you definitely know this feeling. The feeling when dozens of bikes spiral the last laps of the qualifying race and fight tight to the very finish. The growing excitement and enthusiasm lead bikers to seek the best finishing results to achieve the best pole position. While fans are all going crazy and cheer for their man to win… We’re just trying to say, that at this exact, closing part of the race, bike riders use the softest tires out there. These are the Qualifying tires – or simply the Qs.

MotoAmerica and Dunlop are bringing that excitement back to the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Their recent announcement that the Q tires will be a part of Superpole 2 season made some waves! Dunlop’s qualifying tires will be employed beginning with the season kicker event. Which will occur at the Circuit of The Americas, April 8-10, in Austin, Texas.

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2 Responses

  1. I’ve been watching bike racing shows since 1971. So I agree that when new tires arrive on the market, laps get faster and brighter!

    1. I agree. As I always said: “Appropriate tires and high speed are synonyms”.

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