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Bridgestone sponsors Apico 2-Stroke Festival

Bridgestone sponsors Apico 2-Stroke Festival

Friday 8th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is ramping up its association in motocross after agreeing to become a main sponsor of the 2018 Apico 2-Stroke Festival. The event, which debuted on the motocross calendar for the first time last year, will feature three separate rounds in at different locations across the UK.

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Dunlop shares Isle of Man TT tyre design secrets

Dunlop shares Isle of Man TT tyre design secrets

Friday 8th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The first week of June is Isle of Man TT time, and Dunlop says it focused on three areas – safety, stability and performance – in order to address the event’s unique challenges.

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Lloyd extends TCR UK championship lead

Lloyd extends TCR UK championship lead

Monday 4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Daniel Lloyd secured his sixth consecutive victory in the new Yokohama-backed TCR UK series at Brands Hatch this weekend, extending his championship lead to 99 points.

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Automechanika Birmingham spotlight on innovation, featuring forums and seminars

Automechanika Birmingham spotlight on innovation, featuring forums and seminars

Monday 4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika has said that innovation will be at the forefront of its agenda for Automechanika Birmingham when the doors open on the three-day show tomorrow. Among the initiatives set up to drive this year’s event will be a raft of keynote presentations, panels, forums and seminars to draw, inspire and motivate visitors attending the industry’s three-day showcase on 5-7 June.

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Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

Wednesday 30th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe launched a limited edition Cooper Zeon CS8 ahead of the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain at Silverstone. As the official tyre supplier and associate partner to World RX, Cooper was also the title sponsor of the new Silverstone round. The Northamptonshire track hosted World RX as part of the Speedmachine festival on 25-27 May.

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A colour for every country – P Zero Colour Edition at Ferrari Challenge

A colour for every country – P Zero Colour Edition at Ferrari Challenge

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli is bringing a splash of colour to the Ferrari Challenge. The safety car used in the single-marque championship will be fitted with P Zero Color Edition tyres, with a different colour used for each country where a round takes place.

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F1, World RX stars to join Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

F1, World RX stars to join Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe will host Formula One star and ultra-high performance ambassador, David Coulthard, and rallycross world champion Petter Solberg alongside its full range of products at The Tire Cologne exhibition (29 May-1 June).

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Guy Martin, Peter Boast take podium on Avon tyres at Endurance Legends

Guy Martin, Peter Boast take podium on Avon tyres at Endurance Legends

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Road racing legend Guy Martin and former British and European flat track champion Peter Boast took second place at the 12-13 May Endurance Legends event on Avon tyres. Racing a 1981 Suzuki GSX-R1100 XR69, Martin and Boast battled it out against 50 of the world’s top classic endurance race teams at Donington Park.

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Yokohama-backed TCR UK race series heads to Scotland

Yokohama-backed TCR UK race series heads to Scotland

Thursday 10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the opening round at Silverstone in April, the Yokohama-supported TCR UK race series heads north for its Scottish debut this coming weekend. Twelve cars have been confirmed for the series’ first visit to Knockhill circuit in Fife. The series aims to offer an emphasis on close racing and excitement for spectators.

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Dunlop ready for ‘extreme demands’ of the 24h Nürburgring race

Dunlop ready for ‘extreme demands’ of the 24h Nürburgring race

Wednesday 9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The 24h race at the Nürburgring is billed as the biggest race in the world, with 151 vehicles and more than 500 drivers taking part. Dunlop is equipping numerous professional and ambitious customer teams for the race on 12 - 13 May. They will compete on a 25.4-kilometre combination of the Grand Prix course and the Nordschleife. This year, the tyre brand says it is “on the mission to defend” its 2017 title. Dunlop and Audi achieved overall victory last year, setting a record-breaking distance of 4,009.7 kilometres.

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Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

Tuesday 8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

In addition to serving as title sponsor to the World RX of Great Britain and supplying tyres to all World RX teams, Cooper Tire Europe has been confirmed as presenting sponsor to the RX2 International Series. This is the second consecutive year the tyre maker has acted in this capacity.

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Giti Race-Tuned v1 racing truck tyre in BTRC 2018

Giti Race-Tuned v1 racing truck tyre in BTRC 2018

Tuesday 8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Team Oliver Racing truck on Giti’s CV Show stand launched the tyre manufacturer’s involvement in the British Truck Racing Championship 2018, both as sponsor of Team Oliver Racing and through its global competition truck tyre, the Giti Race-Tuned v1.

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Mitas sponsoring 8 Speedway Grand Prix riders

Monday 7th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Mitas reports that it has signed sponsorship agreements with eight riders competing in the 2018 FIM Speedway Grand Prix, which decides the 73rd FIM Speedway World Championship. The Trelleborg Group company will serve as a tyre sponsor for Jason Doyle (2017 World Champion), Patryk Dudek, Tai Woffinden (2013 and 2015 World Champion), Bartosz Zmarzlik, Emil Sayfutdinov, Matej Žagar, Martin Vaculik and Przemyslaw Pawlicki.

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Cooper Tires title sponsor of World RX of Great Britain

Cooper Tires title sponsor of World RX of Great Britain

Friday 4th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The first international rallycross event to be held at the Silverstone Circuit has gained a headline sponsor, and it is Cooper Tires. The event will henceforth be officially known as the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain.

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Falken a 24-Hour Race Nürburgring sponsor

Falken a 24-Hour Race Nürburgring sponsor

Thursday 3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Falken brand has signed on as an official sponsor of the 24-Hour Race Nürburgring, which takes place between 10 and 13 May. This promotion of Falken during the event will take place in addition to Team Falken Motorsports’ race participation with two vehicles, its Porsche 911 GT3R and the BMW M6 GT3.

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