Road Racing News

Michelin Announced As Gold Cup Title Sponsor

In the latest positive piece of news for Oliver’s Mount Racing fans, the 75th anniversary Gold Cup meeting in September has gained title sponsorship from Michelin.

Speaking this morning via social media platforms, organisers of competition at England’s only active pure roads course, stated:

“Huge thanks to Michelin Motorcycle for coming on board as our headline sponsor for The 2021 Michelin Steve Henshaw Gold Cup.

They are leaders in motorcycle tyres and we’re very proud to be associated with them. We will be offering a Michelin Tyre race service at the circuit.”

Clermont Ferrand based Michelin alongside Gold Cup sponsorship reigns will be taking on the role of official tyre partner for this year’s competitive action around the Mount, which is hoped to get underway in May (22nd-23rd) with the returning Spring Cup meeting.

Originally founded in 1889, Michelin Europe’s largest tyre manufacturer has been gradually expanding their support of pure road racing over recent times.

Alongside backing the likes of Manx GP winners Tom Weeden and Darryl Tweed, there also backers this year of the multi International road race winning Wilson Craig Racing team.

As stated in previous articles, were in challenging times and support from a company as prestigious as Michelin is gold dust for the road racing fraternity.

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