Pirelli to continue partnership in 2012 with JGRMX/TOYOTA/YAMAHA TEAM, strengthened by its latest signing James “Bubba” Stewart

Pirelli and JGRMX/Toyota/Yamaha Team will continue their technicalpartnership through the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship season. With the recent addition ofsupercross rider James “Bubba” Stewart, team owner Coy Gibbs believes that theJGRMX/Toyota/Yamaha Team of Stewart and veteran Davi Millsaps, who will race exclusively on Pirelli’sScorpion SX tyres, has the potential to be a championship contender.

James Stewart, a multiple championship class winner commented, “I was really impressed with the commitment that the guys at Pirelli showed during testing, including bringing engineers over from Italy. I am looking forward to the 2012 racing season.”
"We are excited to continue our partnership with JGRMX/Toyota/Yamaha Team,” said Pirelli North
American Off-Road Manager, Josh Whitmire. “Working with a first class team and organization like Joe
Gibbs Racing will allow us to continue the success of the Scorpion SX family of tyres in the USA.”
Davi Millsaps echoed Whitmire’s sentiments: “Pirelli has been working really hard to develop for us the
best possible tyres. 2012 is going to be a great season.”
Whitmire continued, “Pirelli has won 56 World Championships to date, making us a leader in off-road tyres worldwide.This legacy of success has led to an expertise in engineering and optimum tyres to support the JGRMX/Toyota/Yamaha Team at each of the 17 rounds next season.

The 2012 AMA Supercross and FIM World Championship Series will kick off January 8th at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. For more information please visit www.pirelli.com, Pirelli’s Official Page on Facebook facebook.com/pirelli or on Twitter @Pirelli_Media.