Dunlop Named Official Tyre Partner of the AUS-X Open


Motorcycle tyre giant Dunlop have confirmed that they will be the Official Tyre of the 2015 AUS-X Open (Australian Open Of Supercross) inside Sydney’s AllPhones Arena on the 28th and 29th of November.

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Dunlop have an unparalleled presence and success rate in both domestic and international motorcycle racing, providing traction to championship winning Australian teams such as CDR Yamaha, GYTR Yamaha and the KTM Racing Team.

On the international front, champions such as Ryan Dungey, Eli Tomac, James Stewart and Jeremy Martin all use Dunlop tyres to propel their way to the front of the AMA World Supercross & AMA Motocross Championships, demonstrating the brands relentless pursuit towards success.

For 2015, Dunlop and the AUS-X Open have partnered together for what is anticipated to be two history-making events, with the world’s best talent taking on Australia’s best for the first time ever in Supercross and Freestyle Motocross.

Dunlop’s National Motorcycle Tyre Manager, Sabastian Minicone said, “Dunlop is proud to be an official sponsor of the AUS-X Open event. We are excited to be involved in bringing the world’s best riders to this event for the Australian Supercross fans to see live. The Dunlop name has always been synonymous with Supercross in the USA and it is now possible to see this exciting world class event on our doorstep.”

For the event’s promoters – AME Management; partnering with strong, credible brands like Dunlop is an absolute must to ensure the event’s success.

“Partnering with a brand like Dunlop, who have such a passion for motorcycle racing and competition is awesome. It’s critical for us to partner with credible and international brands like Dunlop, who have the drive and vision to be the best in the world; which is exactly our ambition for the AUS-X Open event.

“Dunlop’s dedication to being the best is evident through their results both domestically and internationally, and we’re absolutely thrilled to have them apart of the inaugural AUS-X Open,” stated Ryan Sanderson – Event Director.

With the Saturday (28th) event completely sold out, tickets are available but selling fast for the Sunday 29th event now through Ticketek ( For further event information head to

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