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Success for Maxxis-supported Naylor at BTRDA Trackrod Rally

Success for Maxxis-supported Naylor at BTRDA Trackrod Rally

22nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis-supported rally driver Pat Naylor achieved back-to-back victories at the Trackrod Rally, Yorkshire. His first in class finish highlighted the synergy between car, driver and Maxxis’ R19 tyre, finishing the season in style.

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MotoGP – an ongoing challenge

MotoGP – an ongoing challenge

17th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin has produced a second video covering its engagement as MotoGP tyre supplier. The English-subtitled video follows on from the short film released at the end of the 2016 season, Michelin’s first as exclusive supplier following an eight-year hiatus, and takes a behind-the-scenes look at the French tyre firm’s latest achievements in the sport.

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Russia victorious in Avon-sponsored AMD World Championship

Russia victorious in Avon-sponsored AMD World Championship

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building Freestyle class, supported by official sponsor Avon tyres, has been won by Russian customiser, Zillers Garage. In the Cafe Racer class, Italian outfit FMW Motorcycles with its Avon-shod ‘Hurakan’.

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Daniel Lloyd crowned inaugural TCR UK champion

Daniel Lloyd crowned inaugural TCR UK champion

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The inaugural TCR UK Championship, backed by tyre supplier Yokohama, has been won by WestCoast Racing’s Daniel Lloyd following a thrilling climax in challenging weather conditions at Donington Park.

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Gary Paffett is 2018 DTM champion

Gary Paffett is 2018 DTM champion

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

A third-place finish at the Hockenheimring in Germany yesterday sufficed for Gary Paffett to clinch his second DTM title. The British driver ended the season with 255 points, four points ahead of last year’s champion René Rast. This year’s victory in the touring car championship comes 13 years after Paffett won his first DTM title.

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New car, driver line-up and official partner for NIO Formula E Team

New car, driver line-up and official partner for NIO Formula E Team

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London played host recently to the glittering official launch of the NIO team’s 2018/2019 ABB FIA Formula E Championship programme, where the squad revealed a new driver line-up for Season 5, a new official partner and, of course, a brand new car.

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Yokohama supported TCR UK series goes down to the wire at Donington

Yokohama supported TCR UK series goes down to the wire at Donington

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 TCR UK season, supported by tyre supplier Yokohama, is to go down to the wire at its Donington Park finale this coming weekend. Pyro Motorsport’s Ollie Taylor reignited his championship challenge behind the wheel of his Honda Civic in Yokohama-supported TCR UK series at Croft circuit, leaving the series finely poised.

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Power of WildCat XX extreme off-road racer harnessed by CST Behemoth tyre

Power of WildCat XX extreme off-road racer harnessed by CST Behemoth tyre

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Textron’s new Wildcat XX will roll on CST Behemoth tyres, the latest addition to the manufacturer’s off-road portfolio. Designed in collaboration with racing legend Robby Gordon, the Wildcat XX is a 1000cc off-road racer with features to conquer rocks, ruts or ravines. The Wildcat XX needed a tyre to match its all-round capabilities, and that is why Textron turned to the Behemoth, CST states.

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Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Oliver Solberg has become 2018 RallyX Nordic Supercar champion after resisting pressure from his title rivals to prevail in fine winning style at the Tierp Arena. Solberg completed victory on Cooper tyres; the manufacturer was also headline sponsor for the event.

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Maxxis becomes an official tyre supplier to MXGP

Maxxis becomes an official tyre supplier to MXGP

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis Tyres has become an official tyre supplier to MXGP for the next three years of the FIM Motocross World Championship, Youthstream announced.

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Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secured three one-two finishes in four races at the Truck Grand Prix at the Zolder Race Circuit, Belgium. In race one British and European Truck Racing Champion Stuart Oliver finished first with Martin Gibson, manager EU Testing Centre & Motorsport UK for Giti Tire, securing his inaugural podium finish in second. In the following race the team achieved the same result having started from the back of a reverse grid on the narrow and twisty four kilometre circuit. The third saw Oliver victorious again before race four when Gibson went on to win his first-ever truck race, this time with his teammate just behind.

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Yokohama-shod Hyundai heads to Wales Rally GB

Yokohama-shod Hyundai heads to Wales Rally GB

27th September 2018 | 0 Comments

After a successful season that has surpassed all expectations, Scottish rally team JJ Rally will head to the forests of Wales next week to compete in Wales Rally GB National Rally on Yokohama’s A053. Competing in a Hyundai i20 R5 piloted by John Wink and co-driver John Forrest, the pair will be using their debut experience of the event last year alongside their extended testing programme in 2018, which has seen them secure an impressive third place overall in the MSA Scottish Rally Championship.

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CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

26th September 2018 | 0 Comments

CST has launched two new tyre patterns for the off-road motorcycle market. The company states that the two additions will add a new dimension to CST’s enduro and motorcross portfolios.

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Falken Motorsports tests new Porsche 911 GT3 R Nürburgring test

Falken Motorsports tests new Porsche 911 GT3 R Nürburgring test

26th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Falken Motorsports has become the first team to supply a set of test tyres for the new Porsche 911 GT3 R on the Nürburgring.

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Dunlop – 2 further years with BMW Motorsport in VLN

Dunlop – 2 further years with BMW Motorsport in VLN

24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

BMW Motorsport and Dunlop have extended their long-established partnership in the VLN Endurance Championship for at least another two years. The tyre maker will continue to equip all BMW Cup-class cars in the VLN races. These races are run at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, and Dunlop will also supply its 265/660 R18 racing tyres for the circuit’s 24-hour race.

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