Founded in Birmingham in 1889 and now owned by Goodyear with its HQ in Ohio; the Dunlop name is iconic in motorsport. John Dunlop gave his name to the company 130 years ago and the Dunlop name is still going strong today with motorcycle road racer Michael now one of the most successful riders ever to compete in the Isle of Man TT. Producing some of the most high performance motorcycle and car tyres available, Dunlop tyres are the go-to for professional and amateur racing teams around the world. Time and again the Dunlop tyres have won annual awards with the company utilising new technologies, experienced racers and technicians to develop high performance motorcycle and car tyres capable of winning national and world championships; as well as the kind of road-going tyres that make driving and riding safer and more efficient. All of Dunlop's sporting pedigree is used to develop their range of tyres including the popular Dunlop Sport Maxx motorcycle tyres that utilise thee different compound zones to bring riders professional-standard tyres without the professional budget!