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Falken dominates race and drift competitions around the world

Falken’s race and drift teams have secured an outstanding collection of honours this season with the tyre manufacturer adding a world champion and champion to its roster of three ‘king’ accolades and ‘queen’ title this weekend. Falken pilot Yoshihide Muroya claimed victory at the final Red Bull Air Race of the season at Indianapolis to

Beach Race provides win for new Dunlop MX12 tyre

Dunlop Tyres put itsnew Geomax MX12 product to the test at the recent HydroGarden Weston Beach Race and the tyre didn’t disappoint, proudly taking the podium top spot at the end of the gruelling off-road event. British rider, Todd Kellett took the podium after giving a spectacular show around one of the toughest off-road events

Two new Triumph bikes launched on Avon tyres

Avon Tyres’ acclaimed Cobra tyres have been selected as the original equipment (OE) fitment tyres for two stylish new bikes launched by Triumph Motorcycles. The British manufacturer unveiled the two new motorcycles, the Triumph Speedmaster and Triumph Bobber Black recently. A bespoke version of Avon’s Cobra product was specially designed and selected as the OE

New Bridgestone Battlax Racing R11

Bridgestone has swept in a new era for grooved racing tyres with the launch of the Battlax Racing R11, designed to give supersport and hypersport riders the confidence on track to slash their lap times. With an awesome mix of Bridgestone technology cultivated at the highest level of motorcycle racing, combined with advanced new compound

Kiernan gains Young Rally Driver of the Year nomination

Gary Kiernan has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in July and August. The 26 year-old from Bailieborough, Co Cavan, drove his Ford Escort to outright victory in the Imokilly Stages Rally in East Cork, and also won his class and finished fifth overall, behind

First ever rally triple crown winner

Already crowned as the champion in both the Triton Showers National Rally Championship and the Valvoline National Forestry series, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett completed an unprecedented Irish rallying triple crown on Sunday by adding the Clonakilty Blackpudding Tarmac title to his impressive collection of achievements. However, right up to the final stage, either of the Moffett

Jordan Dempsey wins Young Racing Driver of the Month for July

Congratulations to 17 year-old Jordan Dempsey from Mullingar, who has been selected as the Young Racing Driver of the Month for July. The Westmeath driver had a busy month, with race meetings at three different circuits in Ireland and Britain. In the course of five British Formula Ford Championship races at Donington Park and Castle

Federal Tyres King of Europe ProSeries update

Round 5 of the Federal Tyres King of Europe Pro Series took place at Lignieres, Switzerland last weekend with spectators witnessing some of some of the biggest upsets and best battles of the season so far. An 80-driver line-up from across Europe battled with the tight and technical circuit as they fought for the top

Pirelli returns to Salon Privé

Pirelli’s Prestige & Performance competition will take place at Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace on Saturday, September 3. A modern twist on a traditional Concours d’Elégance, it celebrates supercar models built from 1975 to the modern day. The Great Court will host 80 superb examples from across eight categories. Awards will presented within each section,

Bridgestone races to 12th straight win at Suzuka 8 Hours

Teams racing on Bridgestone tyres dominated the Suzuka 8 Hours motorcycle endurance race in Japan on 30th July. Three different motorcycle brands shared the podium but there was only one brand of tyre between them: Bridgestone. Bridgestone-equipped Yamaha Factory Racing Team took the chequered flag for the third consecutive year, followed by Kawasaki Team Green.

Kumho wins international design award

Winning international design awards has become something of a habit for the innovative South Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho, and for the second consecutive year it is guaranteed a prize in the automotive and transport category of America’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). The product that attracted the judge’s approval this time around is the ‘Birth