Pirelli will replace Dunlop and become the official tyre manufacturer for the Moto2 and the Moto3 class from the 2024 season until the end of 2026.
The Italian tyre manufacturer will take over the intermediate and lightweight classes in the MotoGP Championship as the exclusive tyre supplier for three seasons. The deal will not only stop with the Moto2 and Moto3 classes, the agreement also stretches over to the Road to MotoGP classes.
This means that Pirelli will become the official tyre supplier for all classes of the Finetwork FIM JuniorGP World Championship, the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup, the Northern Talent Cup and the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup.
Pirelli already are the exclusive tyre suppliers to the WorldSBK Championship and will add Moto2, Moto3 and all of the Road to MotoGP classes to their ranks as well. Pirelli have announced that they will use the DIABLO Superbike slick tyres for both the Moto2 and Moto3 class.
“We are proud that Dorna has chosen us to become the new Moto2 and Moto3 supplier for the next three seasons." said Aldo Nicotera, the Senior Vice-President and Head of Moto and Cycling at Pirelli.
"This is further recognition of our authority in motorsport and also a clear sign of appreciation for the work we have been carrying out in the Superbike World Championship for 20 years.
"With this new supply agreement, we will accompany the young hopefuls of motorcycling to the top competitions, WorldSBK and MotoGP.
"And, faithful to the philosophy that has distinguished us for years, we will do so by continuing to use standard products on sale in the market and available for purchase to all motorcyclists.”
“We’re super happy to welcome Pirelli to the paddock as the sole tyre supplier for Moto2 and Moto3," added Carlos Ezpeleta, the Chief Sporting Officer for Dorna Sports.
"These Championships are the best example in motorsport of strong feeder classes that also stand alone as high-level competitions, in terms of both their sporting and commercial value. So we’re very happy to have seen such a high level of interest from Pirelli and to reach this agreement.
"Welcoming a new partner also underlines our sport’s strong connections and relationships with the industry, and we’re very much looking forward to working with Pirelli across a number of areas, including performance, road-relevance and, of course, sustainability.”