Dunlop’s ‘intelligent’ chips go into racing motorbike tires

ERJ staff report (BC)

Birmingham, UK – Dunlop Motorsport’s RFID (radio frequency identification) chips will be embedded in MotoGP racing motorcycle tires. Dunlop is official supplier to the Moto2 and Moto3 championships.

The company claims success already with the chips in car and truck racing – the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship in the UK and the FIA European Truck Racing Championship.

The RFID microchip is built into the tire at Dunlop’s Birmingham facility. It is programmed with a unique identifier which is read automatically, along with…

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