Tag: Motorsport

Bridgestone riding high in motocross

Bridgestone riding high in motocross

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone continues to grow its presence in motorcross, which the company describes as a motorsport market fuelled with “incredible potential.” Just five years ago, Bridgestone barely had a presence in the motocross tyre sector but has grown exponentially assume a significant share – which is expected to rise further in the years ahead.

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Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has launched its Track Adrenaline UHP tyre sensorisation and virtual tyre technician technology. The launch took place on 6 September at the exclusive Salon Privé supercar garden party at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. 2019 marks the fifth year running that Pirelli has sponsored Salon Privé. With Pirelli equipping more than 50 per cent of prestige cars all over the world, many of the vehicles seen at Salon Privé ran on the Italian rubber.

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Yokohama celebrates 30 years in the UK at classic motor racing festival

Yokohama celebrates 30 years in the UK at classic motor racing festival

5th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama returned to its racing roots during the last weekend in July as the official tyre partner to the Silverstone Classic. Already billed as the world’s largest classic motor racing festival, this year’s Silverstone Classic attracted record crowds of more than 109,000, a substantial increase on previous years, giving Yokohama a significant boost to its brand profile among motor racing and classic car fans alike.

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Yokohama set for rocking and racing at the Silverstone Classic

Yokohama set for rocking and racing at the Silverstone Classic

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, returns to the Silverstone Classic for its second year as the official tyre partner. Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the motorsport and classic car event from 26–28 July.

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Hankook Tire expands European motorsport engagement

Hankook Tire expands European motorsport engagement

30th April 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past eight years, Hankook Tire has acted as exclusive tyre partner for the DTM touring car series. This year, the tyre maker is complementing its DTM commitment with involvement in four further championships – the Formula Renault Eurocup, Belcar Series, Mini Challenge Italia and the new, all-female W Series.

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Falken working with DriveTribe

Falken working with DriveTribe

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken has signed a cooperation agreement with DriveTribe, the online automotive platform founded by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. The partnership is for a period of three months and Falken says content is king, with the main focus being on content production. While Falken provides the motorsports and test platforms, Richard Hammond is producing a range of material for the DriveTribe channels.

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Pirelli’s Track Adrenaline pitched at ‘petrolheads only’

5th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Track Adrenaline is a new product from Pirelli’s Cyber Technologies department, which was launched at the Geneva Motor Show roughly a month ago. Pirelli says this system is aimed at “absolute petrolheads only”, which is why – for the time being at least – it is only available on P Zero Trofeo R tyres.

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Trico ready for 2019 Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship challenge

Trico ready for 2019 Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship challenge

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

Trico is gearing up for another successful Britcar Dunlop Endurance Championship campaign, with brand ambassador, Sarah Moore, looking to retain her historic title in the Tockwith Motorsports (TMS) Trico -liveried Ginetta G50.

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Toyo Tires 7 Race Series commits to 2 more seasons

Toyo Tires 7 Race Series commits to 2 more seasons

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires used the 2019 Autosport Show to reveal that the Toyo Tires 7 Race Series will run for a further two seasons, further cementing the relationship between the Japanese tyre manufacturer and the motorsport series.

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Giti to pioneer first all-women’s team at Nürburgring 2019

Giti to pioneer first all-women’s team at Nürburgring 2019

14th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the completion of the 2018 motorsport season, Giti Tire says it will feature a record four vehicles participating in the 24 Hours Nürburgring race, including driving the first all-women racing and technician team. The pioneering all-women team is the first of its kind at the 24 Hours Nürburgring race.

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Absolute Alignment claims 9 BTCC podiums in 2018

Absolute Alignment claims 9 BTCC podiums in 2018

31st October 2018 | 0 Comments

Absolute Alignment has had a podium filled 2018 season in the MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) with Power Maxed TAG Racing, securing three race wins – while also partnering with highly-successful British GT, Porsche Carrera Cup and Caterham racing teams.

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Gratomic and Perpetuus partner in graphene tyre project

30th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Canada-based Gratomic Inc. has signed a letter of collaboration with Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited to develop and market graphite-derived graphenes and graphene hybrids for tyre elastomers. According Gratomic, a number of end-user customers (which in this case means tyre manufacturers) are already road-testing tyres based on this material. Bicycle tyres, motorbike tyres, military tyres and race tyres are said to be key areas of interest.

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Brembo opens new carbon factory in Curno

Brembo opens new carbon factory in Curno

14th February 2018 | 0 Comments

On 13 February the chairman of Brembo SpA Alberto Bombassei placed the first stone of a new building that will host Brembo’s Carbon Factory, the flagship of the company for the processing of carbon fibre materials for competition use.

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LIQUI MOLY partners Turner Motorsport in IMSA series

LIQUI MOLY partners Turner Motorsport in IMSA series

16th January 2018 | 0 Comments

It is LIQUI MOLY's largest sponsorship investment in the US. The German oil specialist enters the International Motor Sports Association WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Turner Motorsport. "That adds a big boost to LIQUI MOLY's reputation," said Peter Baumann, marketing director for LIQUI MOLY.

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Forgeline Motorsports selected as Team Dynamics’ US distributor

11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The Team Dynamics USA has closed its California office and appointed Forgeline Motorsports in Dayton, Ohio as its American distributor.

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