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Giti tyres on Lotus Cup Racers at 2018 Macau Grand Prix

Giti tyres on Lotus Cup Racers at 2018 Macau Grand Prix

29th November 2018 | 0 Comments

On 18 November Giti Tire took part in the 65th Macau Grand Prix, sponsoring and providing tyres to all drivers in the Lotus Cup racing competition. The event was one of six during the Grand Prix weekend, which brings racers and spectators from all around the world to the exciting street-circuit motorsports events around the city and ocean side of the historic city of Macau.

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Connected rally solution joins Michelin’s motorsports portfolio

Connected rally solution joins Michelin’s motorsports portfolio

11th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Only recently, Michelin unveiled its first connected tyre solution that amateur driving enthusiasts can go out and buy for their cars. This is Track Connect, a system compatible with the newly-launched Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect tyre and now on sale in several European markets. A dedicated competition version has also been developed – the tyre maker calls it Michelin Motorsport Connect, and this solution will be introduced at the next rounds of the French Rally Championship between 13 and 15 April. Michelin Motorsport Connect will then initially be released in France, with prices starting at 400 euros, before being introduced elsewhere in Europe and the rest of the world.

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Ricardo and FMC to cooperate on electric vehicle development

29th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Ricardo has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Future Mobility Corporation to provide engineering support in the development of a family of state-of-the-art electric vehicles, aimed at offering affordable quality and performance to customers in Asia, North America and Europe.

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Hoosier launches gravel rally tyre

24th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Hoosier has launched a new line of gravel rally tyres. According to the company, the tyres were in development for two years and were tested and raced at stages in the US, UK and South Africa. Indeed, they have already earned approval from the Motor Sport Association of the UK, according to Hoosier.

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World’s oldest rally navigator teams up with 73 year old son

World’s oldest rally navigator teams up with 73 year old son

27th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Dorothy Caldwell, who lives in Flagstaff, New Zealand, and is the Guinness World Record holder as the world’s oldest active rally navigator, is to take to the roads again in the New Zealand Haka Classic Rally, a 5,354 kilometre classic car competition on the North and South Islands of New Zealand. The rally starts in Auckland on October 30th and heads to Wanaka before coming back to Auckland again, ending on 25th November. 98-year old Dorothy will be navigating for her son, Alastair Caldwell in his 1963 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III. The same team and car took part in the TransAm rally from New York to Alaska four years ago and Dorothy won the “Spirit of the Rally” award and her team came 5th overall.

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Michelin Pilot Sport EV rises to the track challenge in Mexico

Michelin Pilot Sport EV rises to the track challenge in Mexico

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

The Mexico City ePrix saw the Michelin Pilot Sport EV face a very different challenge of competing around a permanent circuit, instead of at a temporary city-centre facility, as has been the case since the inaugural Formula E race in Beijing, in September 2014. Previous venues have ranged from street tracks to public parks (as in London) and airfield runways (Berlin), but Mexico City chose the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and in the infield of a baseball stadium to stage its round of the FIA Formula E Championship.

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EDT Automotive sponsors young motorsport star

EDT Automotive sponsors young motorsport star

14th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Engine detox specialist EDT Automotive has agreed to sponsor Kent-based motorsport starlet Fred Ling in the 2016 Autosport International British Trials and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Clubmans Rallycross Championship. Currently studying A-levels at Homewood School in Tenterden, Ling was named best newcomer in the 2015 series despite missing the first round because he was four days too young. He will celebrate his 17th birthday the day before this year’s Championship begins on March 13th at the Blyton circuit in Lincolnshire

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