Tag: Motorsport

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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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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