After the announcement that Bridgestone is to withdraw as single tire supplier to MotoGP at the end of the 2015, Dorna have been quick to announce the details of the tender process to find Bridgestone’s replacement.
The tender process will be concluded inside of the month of May, with tenders opening today, 1st May, and ending three weeks later on 22nd May.
Official Tire supplier to MotoGP™ Tender
After seven years of collaboration it has been announced today in agreement with Dorna that Bridgestone will withdraw from the role of Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ at the end of 2015 season.
Dorna, in agreement with the FIM, has decided to call a tender for tyre manufacturers interested in becoming Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ from the 2016 season.
The Tender application starts today, the 1st May 2014, and will conclude on the 22nd May 2014.
All interested tyre manufacturers can request the technical specifications from Dorna’s Managing Director Javier Alonso.
Dorna Sports SL wishes to thank Bridgestone for the years of great collaboration and success in the championship.
Source: Dorna; Photo: Bridgestone
This article was originally published on MotoMatters, and is republished here on Asphalt & Rubber with permission by the author.