Tag: Motorsport

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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Nakayama named Yokohama Rubber’s motorsport manager

22nd November 2017 | 0 Comments

As of November, Yokohama Rubber has a new global motorsport manager. Minoru Nakayama took on this position earlier this month, succeeding long-time incumbent Naoki Ando.

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Maxxis-sponsored rider win FIM EnduroGP World Championship

24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Beta Boano and Maxxis-sponsored rider Brad Freeman has added another title to his name after crossing the finish line in first place on Maxxis MaxxEnduro tyres and winning the Enduro GP Junior Class title at this year’s Maxxis FIM EnduroGP World Championship. For the enduro world championship, Freeman used MaxxEnduro tyres, designed to perfectly fit enduro conditions. The tyre features side blocks, which provide accurate steering and handle aggressive cornering in the muddiest of conditions.

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TerraClean’s Colin Turkington targets third BTCC championship

14th September 2017 | 0 Comments

TerraClean ambassador and double BTCC champion, Colin Turkington, has placed himself in contention for a third championship, lying second in the standings with just two events to go.

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Providing inspiration through motorsport: Giti Tire partners with Team BRIT

Providing inspiration through motorsport: Giti Tire partners with Team BRIT

17th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Last year, Giti Tire debuted as sponsor and tyre supplier to the Fun Cup UK, and the tyre maker says it is proud to return for a second year in 2017. In addition to sponsoring the Fun Cup series, this year Giti Tire is also partnering with Team BRIT, a charity set up to inspire veterans with disabilities, PTSD, and mental health issues by demonstrating what can be achieved through motorsports.

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Linglong team wins 2017 China Truck Racing Championship

Linglong team wins 2017 China Truck Racing Championship

4th July 2017 | 0 Comments

From June 10 to June 11, Linglong Tire 2017 China Truck Racing Championship was successfully held in Goldenport Circuit, Beijing, attracting 19 racing drivers from Europe and China. After two rounds of fierce competition, the team of Linglong Tire won the Team Championship and 12L Group Championship. Wang Li, No. 41 racer from Linglong racing […]

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‘Motorsports Department’ to replace Yokohama Rubber’s motorsport subsidiary

27th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The Yokohama Rubber subsidiary dedicated to motorsports activities will be dissolved on 30 June, the tyre maker announced today. The operations currently handled by Yokohama Motorsports International Co., Ltd. will be transferred to a new internal Motorsports Department that will be established on 1 May.

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Westlake to partner Irish Drift Championship 2017

Westlake to partner Irish Drift Championship 2017

22nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Westlake tyres has partnered with The Irish Drift Championship (IDC) 2017 and says it will “cooperate with drifters to bring amazing shows for all the visitors”. "Westlake Tyres are pleased to partner the Irish Drift Championship for the 2017 season. The IDC has some of the best drivers from around the globe and they compete at the highest level. Westlake Europe plays a big role in marketing the brand for all our tyre products and aligning Westlake tyre with top championships gives us the perfect opportunity to show-case our motorsport range,” said Chris Carpenter, a partner of Westlake Tyres in Europe.

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Heritage & high-tech: Pirelli celebrates 110th motorsport anniversary

Heritage & high-tech: Pirelli celebrates 110th motorsport anniversary

15th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has celebrated 110 years of motorsport activity. At events held this week in Turin, Italy, the tyre maker celebrated its long competitive heritage at Turin’s National Automobile Museum and also opened the doors to the plant where its most advanced products are manufactured.

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Pirelli celebrates 110 years in motorsport

Pirelli celebrates 110 years in motorsport

30th January 2017 | 0 Comments

This year Pirelli is celebrating 110 years in motorsport and to highlight its forthcoming activities during the season, as well as celebrating the achievements of last year’s champions, the Italian tyre company once again had a significant presence at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.

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MRF Tyres to supply Australian Rally Championship

30th January 2017 | 0 Comments

MRF Tyres has been named the official tire supplier for the CAMS Australian Rally Championship (ARC), Australia’s national rally championship series.

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