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Dakar 2010: KTM to Race Dakar On Pirelli Scorpion Rallys.

KTM rider Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms will race in the Dakar again on Pirelli's new Scorpion Rally, a tire which made its debut by winning last year's event as well as taking the runner-up spot. These KTM team riders trust in the performances of tires which were demonstrated from their numerous wins and podiums throughout the 2009 season. The was developed specifically for these types of rally-raids, being more suitable than previous tires for the high-speed and heavy beating taken in these extreme off-road conditions. is strongly committed to continuing this product's development, which in its second year will take the series' performance to a new level of excellence.

"Pirelli is energized and eager to begin the upcoming Dakar race and participate in the 2010 FIM Cross-country Rally racing season in cooperation with these strong KTM riders. We are convinced that the 2010 season will be the best on record due to the significant efforts we have put forth in product development and testing." - Guglielmo Fiocchi, Managing Director of Moto Business Unit, Pirelli Tire.

2009/12/21 | 21:34 CET | Editor: MR/HS/KTM

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