Pirelli to Support Teams in 2008 Canadian Nationals

Pirelli Tire Supports OTSFF Suzuki, KTM Canada and Monster Kawasaki Race Teams in 2008 Monster Energy Canadian Motocross Nationals

Rome, Ga. – In addition to supporting a host of riders and teams on the Toyota AMA Motocross Championships and the FIM MX Championships this summer, Pirelli Tire will field three teams at the Monster Energy Canadian Motocross Nationals that kick off this weekend at Ste. Julie, Quebec and concludes Sunday, August 17 in Walton, Ontario.

OTSFF Suzuki features Tyler Medaglia, Brady Sheren, Mitch Cooke, Jeremy Medaglia, Missy Hackett. Tyler Medaglia will race in the MX1 class while his brother Jeremy will race in the MX2 class. Joining Tyler in the MX1 class is Sheren and Cooke while Hackett will race in the Woman’s class.

KTM Canada features Jeff Northrop, Tim Trembley, Eric Nye, Mason Phillips, Ryan Lockhart. Northtrop and Trembley will race in the MX1 class while Nye, Phillips and Lockhart will contest the MX2 class.

Monster Kawasaki features Dusty Klatt and Jeff Gibson. Both Klatt and Gibson will compete in the MX1 class. Klatt is a former two-time MX2 champion (2004 & 2005) and won the premier MX1 championship in 2006.

“We are excited to support the hard working racers who are competing in the Canadian Nationals for Pirelli Tire,” said Josh Whitmire, Pirelli’s MX Manager. “We have a diverse group of riders representing Pirelli in the MX1, MX2 and Woman’s classes in Canada, which will enhance our overall brand awareness.”

For results and information on the Monster Energy Canadian Motocross Nationals, log on to www. http://www.cmrcracing.com.

Pirelli Tire North America specializes in manufacturing and marketing high-performance tires for passenger vehicles, motorcycles, ATV’s and motorsports.  An industry leader in technology and quality, Pirelli operates its highly advanced Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS) in Rome, Georgia, to better serve the American OEM and Replacement markets.  For more information please visit:  www.us.pirelli.com.