Dunlop has been selected as the official tyre partner for the new Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Cup. This exciting new championship, managed by the experienced JiR organisation, aims to find motorcycle racing’s future stars to follow in the tyre tracks of MotoGP heroes. The Cup complements Yamaha’s successful bLU cRU programme which was created to support the next generation of young riding talent. The Cup builds on that success with a one-make series where every rider competes on identical Yamaha YZF-R3 machinery.
Dunlop D213 GP Pro has been chosen as the official
The YZF-R3s will all be equipped with 110/70R17 front and 140/70R17 rear Dunlop D213 GP Pro sizes. The Cup will have a special category open to riders aged 13 to 19, and a second category for riders over the age of 19, competing at seven international circuits including the World Superbike venues of Portimao and Jerez. The top 25 riders in the overall standings will keep their Dunlop equipped YZF-R3 as a prize.
Luca Davide Andreoni, Dunlop Motorcycle Marketing Manager Europe, explained why supporting young talent is so important for Dunlop: “We are proud
21st April, Czech Rep.- Most
19th May, Portugal – Portimao
16th June, Sweden – Ring Knutstorp TBC
7th July, Italy – Varano de’ Melegari
21st July, Spain – Jerez de la Frontera
3rd August, France – Alès
18th August, Hungary – Pannonia Ring