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The latest member of the family from the tyre brand of German origins won the comparative test thanks to its ‘easy handling and sporty performance’, , even after long usage, combined with excellent total mileage

Munich, April 29, 2014 – SPORTECTM M7 RR, the new tyre born from the experience of METZELER in road racing competitions, is able to guarantee the highest levels of handling and safety even in the most difficult situations that […]

May 1st, 2014|General News|


Former British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne circulated under the existing Donington Park lap record during the first official MCE British Superbike Championship UK test

Donington Park, Derby, UK – 2nd April 2014 – The first official UK test for the MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park saw riders utilise the new 17” Pirelli DIABLO™ Superbike tyres and it was three time Champion Shane Byrne who narrowly held off Josh Brookes to top the timesheets, lapping under the existing lap record with a stellar 1m:29.550s […]

April 2nd, 2014|General News|

Metzeler: The Road to Legend – a story about road racing

December 15th, 2013|General News|

Metzeler Selected as Technical Partner by Team HRC Rally



The German tyre brand will fit the new Honda CRF450 RALLY of riders Helder Rodrigues, Sam Sunderland and Javier Pizzolito with KAROO™ Extreme prototype tyres in sizes- 90/90-21 front and 140/80-18 rear

Munich (Germany), 14 October 2013 – Metzeler has been chosen by Team HRC Rally, the Honda works motorcycle rally team, as tyre supplier and technical partner to face the toughest raids and rally competitions in the world, among […]

December 14th, 2013|General News|

New Metzeler Sportec M7 RR Impresses MCN in both Print and Video

Motorcycle News were given an exclusive early test of the new Metzeler Sportec™ M7 RR Supersport tyre for the road and in this week’s paper branded it ‘impressive’ in terms of grip, feedback and warm-up time.

Chief Road tester Michael Neeves tested the M7 against the current Supersport reference tyre, the Dunlop Sportsmart 2. Neeves said “The Dunlops give our test Triumph a slightly harsher ride and they take longer to warm-up. The bike would also be more prone to kick its bars over the bumps, […]

November 29th, 2013|General News|

Metzeler & Guy Martin Launched the all new Sportec™ M7 RR

Metzeler launched the all new Sportec™ M7 RR Supersport tyre in style recently as it was unveiled by Road Racing legend Guy Martin while Dirico Motorcycles spokesman and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler represented new versions of the ME888 Marathon™ Ultra!

Developed directly from Metzeler’s successful venture back into UK ‘Road Racing’ the new SPORTEC™ M7 RR is perfect to cope with wet and varied road surfaces. The testing laboratory has literally been on UK roads and in extreme conditions. Road circuits such as the Northwest 200, Isle […]

November 20th, 2013|General News|

MCE British Superbike Championship’s qualifying sessions

Do you want an exclusive insight into the inner workings of the MCE British Superbike Championship’s qualifying sessions, the importance of set-up and tyre choice? Let Honda CBR1000RR rider Alex Lowes, Pirelli’s Racing Manager Jason Griffiths and Samsung Honda’s own Superbike Tyre Technician Richard Horton walk you through it

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September 23rd, 2013|General News|

Pirelli’s Angel GT Wins MCN ‘Tyre of the Year’ Award

Milan, 18 September 2013 – The new benchmark for Sport Touring tyres, the Pirelli Angel GT, has today been named Motorcycle News ‘Tyre of the Year’.

The MCN Best Tyre Award, unlike those for Best Motorcycle in each type of market segment, offers just one overall winner, making this Sports Touring tyre’s accolade even more impressive.

Motorcycle News Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves explained, “The Pirelli Angel GT has proved itself to be an excellent all-round sports touring tyre, for all types of bikes. It performs like […]

September 18th, 2013|General News|

Cairoli and Pirelli World Champions in MX1- FIM Motocross World Championship

Works KTM champ clinches his 7th world title and the 60th for Pirelli in Motocross World Championship

Matterley Basin (Great Britain), 25 August 2013 ­– It was an exciting day for Antonio Cairoli and Pirelli who were crowned World Champions again after the first moto of the British Grand Prix. Thanks to his margin of 90 points in the standings accumulated over the previous fifteen rounds, the 27 year old Sicilian – steering the factory KTM 350SX-F with Pirelli Scorpion MX MidSoft 32F front and Scorpion […]

August 26th, 2013|General News|

Metzeler Conclude Road Racing Summer in Style at the Ulster GP

Metzeler supported Guy Martin enjoyed a victorious triple victory at the World’s fastest road race! 

Dundrod, Northern Ireland – 17th August 2013 – Metzeler enjoyed a successful first year of Ulster Grand Prix title sponsorship with an exciting event crowned with three fantastic victories from Guy Martin.
It was a successful conclusion to the German manufacturer’s road racing summer of activities, as Tyco Suzuki rider Guy Martin took victory in the Supersport and feature Superbike races, while Ivan Lintin secured a surprise win in the Lightweight class. Gary […]

August 17th, 2013|General News|

Guy Martin & Dean Harrison Share the Spoils at Southern 100

Metzeler ‘real road racing’ campaign continues at Isle of Man mass start races.

Castletown, Isle of Man – 11 July 2013 – Metzeler racer Guy Martin saved the best to last at the Southern 100 races today as he won a hard fought battle with Michael Dunlop to take the feature ‘Solo Championship’ and log a new outright lap in the process. Impressive young road racer Dean Harrison was also in fantastic form as he won Wednesday’s Supersport race and today’s ‘Lightweight’ event- as fellow Metzeler […]

June 11th, 2013|General News|