ATLANTA (May 25, 2022). Pirelli Tire North America will return to the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 2022. The 12-round series kicks off on Saturday, May 28, at Fox Raceway National in Pala, California. At each event Pirelli will have its own 18-wheel racing transporter. Providing technical support and assistance on the track to all riders competing on SCORPION ™ MX tires. The opening season on Fox Raceway will also welcome nine-time FIM World Champion Antonio Cairoli. He will compete under the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing tent equipped with the Pirelli KTM 450 SX-F.

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“I’m very happy to be in the United States,” Cairoli said. “Taking part in national races has always been a dream, and now we have a chance to do it, so I’m very happy and looking forward to it.”

Cairoli and Pirelli have a long history of joint success, winning countless victories and six MXGP Titles together. After retiring from regular racing in late 2021, he undertook the first two rounds with the option to continue throughout the summer.

“My relationship with Pirelli is very important because it is an Italian brand and they have always supported me throughout my career,” Cairoli continued. “Being here in the US, I could manage my sponsors. They have always been with me and everyone knows that this is a super tire, so I am very happy and proud to continue to support them. ”

Pirelli remains true to his motto “we sell what we race, we race what we sell”. He offered anyone access to the purchase of precision tires used by his professional racers and racing teams. This strategy allowed Pirelli to focus on developing tires for motocross tracks. And ensures that the consumer gets the latest technology and products.

“It’s going to be an exciting summer of racing in the professional motocross championship,” Nick Walton said. “Our brand has continued to boost its game over the last couple of seasons, and the fact that nine-time world champion Antonio Cairoli will join us in the state is special. He is one of the most awarded athletes in the sport and has a long history of winning with Pirelli around the world, and we hope this is something that will continue during his American tour this summer. ”

There are a number of other teams joining Cairoli to take part in this summer’s professional motocross championship. These will be Muc-Off / FXR / Club MX Yamaha, BarX / Chaparral Suzuki, Firepower Honda and Phoenix Racing Honda.

In addition to racing teams, Pirelli maintains unwavering support and dedication to bodybuilders throughout the pen. Because all riders who enter the top 30 in classes 250 and 450 will receive a FREE set of SCORPION ™ MX tires in the next round. For non-top 30 riders, local supplier Pirelli on the track will be providing additional assistance.

Pirelli’s world dominance in motocross remains unrivaled with 76 World Motocross Championships that include riders such as MXGP World Champion Jeffrey Herlings, who defends MX2 World Champion, Tom Viole, reigning world championship leader Giazoi and MXGP.

The SCORPION ™ MX range will build on the performance of three different soils next season with 12 rounds. With SCORPION ™ MX Soft, which is designed for sand and mud, SCORPION ™ MX32 ™ MidSoft, which promotes intermediate and soft soil, and SCORPION ™ MX32 ™ MidHard, which is designed for use on medium and hard soils. For more information on the complete line of Pirelli motorcycle tires, please visit

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