Bridgestone Bridgestone score a new record as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™
Bridgestone score a new record as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™
2014-11-25
Bridgestone score a new record as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™

Bridgestone has successfully completed its thirteenth season in the premier class of Motorcycle Grand Prix racing and its seventh as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™

Bridgestone has successfully completed its thirteenth season in the premier class of Motorcycle Grand Prix racing and its seventh as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™

A total of ten new race lap records and nine qualifying lap records were set during the 2014 season on Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP™ race tyres.

Over 2,473,624 spectators attended the eighteen rounds around the world joining fans around the globe tuning in to watch the races on television scoring a record number of fans for the second consecutive year.

In his second successive win in the MotoGP™ World Championship, Marc Marquez as the Repsol Honda rider scored a record thirteen victories in a premier class season. It was a high entertaining race. Valentino Rossi scored two victories and eleven podiums on his way to second in the championship with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP™ team, while his teammate Jorge Lorenzo showed his typical, unrelenting pace to finish the second half of the season strongly with two victories. Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow demonstrated the Italian manufacturer will be a force to be reckoned with in 2015 with some impressive performances throughout the year, including three podiums between themselves.

Bridgestone once again introduced new technology to ensure the twenty-three riders contesting the championship could extract maximum performance from their bikes with the highest levels of safetBridgestone has successfully completed its thirteenth season in the premier class of Motorcycle Grand Prix racing and its seventh as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™

A total of ten new race lap records and nine qualifying lap records were set during the 2014 season on Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP™ race tyres.

Over 2,473,624 spectators attended the eighteen rounds around the world joining fans around the globe tuning in to watch the races on television scoring a record number of fans for the second consecutive year.

In his second successive win in the MotoGP™ World Championship, Marc Marquez as the Repsol Honda rider scored a record thirteen victories in a premier class season. It was a high entertaining race. Valentino Rossi scored two victories and eleven podiums on his way to second in the championship with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP™ team, while his teammate Jorge Lorenzo showed his typical, unrelenting pace to finish the second half of the season strongly with two victories. Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow demonstrated the Italian manufacturer will be a force to be reckoned with in 2015 with some impressive performances throughout the year, including three podiums between themselves.

Bridgestone once again introduced new technology to ensure the twenty-three riders contesting the championship could extract maximum performance from their bikes with the highest levels of safety.

As exclusive tyre supplier to MotoGP™ racing, Bridgestone works with the best riders, teams and engineers in the world. With an enormous amount of tyre data and experience from MotoGP™ racing in all conditions and temperatures, Bridgestone has developed advanced racing tyre technologies which serve as base to further the technological advance of its Battlax range of premium track and road tyres. As it enters its final season as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ next year, Bridgestone is already developing new technology for its range of 2015 race tyres which promise to deliver even higher levels of performance, safety and control.

Facts & Figures

A total of 23 slick and wet tyre specifications provided to riders over the 2014 season
Highest track temperature recorded in 2014: 58°C at the Malaysian Grand Prix during qualifying
Coldest track temperature recorded in 2014: 15°C at the Valencian Grand Prix during Sunday warm up
Ten new MotoGP race lap records set on Bridgestone tyres in 2014
Nine new MotoGP qualifying lap records set on Bridgestone tyres in 2014
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