Pirelli to Provide On-Site Rider Support at Legendary Mini O’s

Rome, Ga.The annual Winter National Olympics that have become a Thanksgiving institution in the motocross world are just under two weeks away and in keeping with tradition, Pirelli Tire will be on-site with its Scorpion MX Support Rig.

The 2009 Mini O’s will take place from November 23-28 in Alachua, Fla. at the legendary Gatorback Cycle Park. Pirelli will provide a full support staff throughout the week, offering a compound for every condition through its Scorpion MX family of tire:

Scorpion MXS    

Paddle knob layout with bridged tread provides the maximum traction and power transmission in deep mud and sand-even on cement starting pad

Scorpion MX MidSoft

Available fitment for Minis to big Four Strokes

 Scorpion MXMH

Excellent traction even on changing terrain conditions for maximum speed

Scorpion MXH

Reduced wear for consistent performance throughout the life of the tire

Preferred for most Supercross and Arenacross applications

 Scorpion MX eXTra

Traction for a wide range of terrain from hard to medium-soft

Available in 18-inch, 19-inch and Mini sizes

Additionally, Pirelli will be accepting resumes for 2010 sponsorship at the Support Rig. Deadline for 2010 applications is December 1st. 

Pirelli Tire North America designs, develops, manufactures and markets tires for passenger vehicles in both the original equipment and replacement markets as well as markets and distributes tires for motorcycle and motorsports. Located in Rome, Georgia, Pirelli’s Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS) employs state-of-the-art technology to manufacture tires for both export and domestic markets.  For more information please visit www.us.pirelli.com.