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11 Dunlop Racing Tyre range 2013. 22 Race to road philosophy Motorsport has always been where Dunlop pushes boundaries, develops technologies and builds.

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1 11 Dunlop Racing Tyre range 2013

2 22 Race to road philosophy Motorsport has always been where Dunlop pushes boundaries, develops technologies and builds partnerships, allowing our approach to offer motorists and their vehicles the quality, durability, and endurance of tyres designed from racing through to road. In the precise world of motorcycle racing, where engineering meets cutting-edge computing power, its a sobering realisation that the final connection between track and rider is a patch of material, which started its life in a tree. For Dunlop, excellence comes from refining and optimising the connection between tyre and road. Feedback is crucial. The experience of the street rider is as important to us as the information stream flowing from the Dunlop GP champion, pit crew member and race engineer. What is learned by our exploits on the track is applied on the road. Our engineers were the first to apply race tyre performance standards to tyres designed for everyday motoring.

3 33 Racing range COMPETITION EASY RACING (Trackdays) HYPERSPORT (Road) SportSmart GP Racer D211 D212 GP Pro KR 106 / 108 NEW

4 44 Technology With engineers and designers across Europe, Japan and North America, Dunlop boasts a truly global Research & Development operation with innovations quickly put to the toughest test of all – racing. By mixing different compounds, the same tyre can display different performance attributes at maximum leaning angles than upright during straight line riding. Jointless belt (JLB) construction eliminates the belt overlaps, resulting in smoother handling and a more stable contact patch with the road. Dunlops ingenious NTEC pressure adjust system allows the rider to optimise the tyre by adjusting the inflation pressure. For dry track days, deflating the tyre will deliver predictable and tenacious handling at the edge. Jointless Tread (JLT) strip-winding technology allows multiple compounds to be precisely positioned on the tyre to achieve advantages in durability, wear resistance, grip from the tread centre to shoulder and high-speed tyre stability.

5 55 A totally reviewed Front tyre construction based on latest technology D212 GP Pro – KR106 technology New front tyre profile o Improves handling o For fast turning & accurate line holding Current D211 Profile New Technology applied on compounds 1 & 2 o Improves braking stability & reactiveness Steel o To ensure straight braking stability & high speed stability

6 66 D212 GP Pro – KR108 technology Combination of central compounds o Improved handling/reactiveness New range of shoulder tread compounds o To cover a wide range of usages, from professional racing to track days. Rear tyres : 2 nd Generation of innovative NTECs system ( Further tuning of belt material and construction) o Allows riders to lower tyre pressure for ultimate grip in race conditions New Jointless Tread Technology - o Ensures stability, traction, braking and longer tread life

7 77 Main European Tracks - Severity Ranking

8 88 « The Road legal Racing tyre for Supersport Championships» New Racing range 2013 John Mc Guiness IOM 2012

9 99 D212 GP Pro - Application guide The D211 GP revolutionised the ultra-performance tyre market. Now weve developed the technology further to create the new D212 GP Pro, an even more focused circuit tyre for the racer and track day enthusiast.

10 10 D212 GP Pro - Technical specifications * Pressure « Off tyre blankets » is announced after 60min by 75-80° Dunlop recommends to use « tyre warmers » for all racing products to get the best performance out of the tyre. Without « tyre warmers » grip and durability might be impacted.

11 11 New Racing range 2013 « The perfect Slick tyre for Superbike and Endurance Championships »

12 12 KR 106/108 - Application guide Derived from the ultra successful, multi-championship winning race tyres as used by world class riders around the world, the KR106 and KR108 are premium winning race tyres for professional, amateur and track day riders who like to challenge the limits on the track.

13 13 KR 106/108 - Technical specifications * Pressure « Off tyre blankets » is announced after 60min by 75-80° Dunlop recommends to use « tyre warmers » for all racing products to get the best performance out of the tyre. Without « tyre warmers » grip and durability might be impacted.

14 14 « The Road legal Promosport & Trackday tyre » Easy Racing range

15 15 GP Racer D211 - Application guide The Dunlop D211 GP competition tyre has won consistently at every level of world motorsport – club, national and international – since its launch. Since then the roadgoing GP Racer D211 has brought this all-conquering race technology to the committed road rider.

16 16 GP Racer D211 - Technical specifications (1) Tested during Speed and Endurance races (French Promosport & WERC championship, 24H from le Mans, Bol dOr & 8h from Doha (Qatar)) * Pressure « Off tyre blankets » is announced after 60min by 75-80° Dunlop recommends to use « tyre warmers » for all racing products to get the best performance out of the tyre. Without « tyre warmers » grip and durability might be impacted.

17 17 « The hypersport tyre that can be tuned for track days » Hypersport range

18 18 SportSmart - Technical specifications For supersport and hypersport riders, SportSmart is quite simply the tyre youd design for yourself. Its Multi-Tread construction gives you race-quality grip, high mileage and the confidence to push your bike on wet or dry roads. Dunlops unique NTEC system lets you fine-tune SportSmarts inflation pressure for totally connected track day performance.

19 19 Technology summary New in 2013

20 20 Dunlop recommends to use « tyre warmers » for all racing products to get the best performance out of the tyre. Without « tyre warmers » grip and durability might be impacted. Remember !

21 21 D212 GP Pro competition Win a set of Dunlop D212 GP Pro tyre warmers! 10 sets of tyre warmers to win Period: (2 months) Activation: Online banners > Whether linking to Facebook page as in 2012 > Or to lovedunlop.com where the promotion is embedded Mechanism: Click on online banner Link to lovedunlop.com Answer a question about D212 GP Pro Subscribe to competition by inputting data At the end of the promotion period the winners are selected randomly and announced Tyre warmers are sent to winners by DHL

22 22 End-user prices Champion of the open class Premium price position for best racing product in his class Well balanced price versus potential lap- and life-time SizeDesign EUROPEAN RIDERS PRICE EX VAT 125/65 ZR 17KR KR /65 ZR 17KR KR /65 ZR 17KR KR /70 ZR 17SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO /55 ZR 17SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO /55 ZR 17SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO SPORTMAX D212 GP PRO


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