Alpine Partners with MRF Tyres


The Alpine Rally of East Gippsland, Australia’s most spectacular and prestigious gravel rally for 2wd cars has signed a major partnership with MRF tyres to be the “Official and Exclusive Tyre Partner” for the event in 2017.


Alpine Rally Clerk of Course, Owen Polanski said,” Signing up with MRF tyres as our exclusive partner was a no brainer. Their involvement in Australian rallying is absolutely phenomenal and the product, customer service and long-term commitment offered by MRF Tyres is second to none.” “The grip and durability of the tyres are very good which is exactly what Alpine competitors are looking for”.

“We will have a separate MRF tyre information page with complete details about various sizes, compounds and patterns on the Alpine Rally website and our Facebook page soon. This will help competitors immensely” said Owen.

Mentor Tyres CEO Vivek Ponnusamy said “As the official importer of MRF Tyres in Australia and New Zealand we are humbled and happy to be associated with the Alpine Rally. Being such a prestigious gravel rally for classic 2wd cars, we are happy to supply our world class product to the competitors. Currently our tyres are used by various classic competitors and they are all very happy about the performance and durability” said Vivek.
As part of the partnership, Alpine competitors will receive the following:

  • “Alpine Special tyre price” for all competitors.
  • MRF Tyre trucks present at Foreshore, Lakes Entrance and all service parks from 29th of November 2017
  • FREE fitting and servicing of MRF Tyres at the event
  • Pre Ordered tyres will be delivered FREE of COST at Lakes Entrance.
  • Online tyre ordering system for Alpine competitors (coming soon)

Vivek also pointed out that MRF Tyres will have 14 different sizes and various patterns along with 2 compounds in each size to suit the tough roads of East Gippsland. For further information please log on to or email

The Alpine Rally of East Gippsland starts from Lakes Entrance on 1st of December 2017 and finishes on 3rd of December. There is expected to be 120 competitors starting the event and it’s certain  to be one of the best classic rallies ever run.

Countdown to Alpine 2017…