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Hankook returns to Germany’s only street circuit for weekend of racing

The events are coming thick and fast on the DTM race calendar. After the first international stop in Hungary two weeks ago, this weekend sees, what is probably the most popular international touring car series, head to the Norisring. At 2.3 kilometres, the only street circuit in Germany is the shortest track on the DTM

Bridgestone reaches out to bikers

Bridgestone has created a broad online platform to share with bikers and fans memorable stories about its motorcycle tyres, the places they take their riders and the adventure of their experiences. Anchored on the dedicated website www.grippingstories.com, content is shareable across a range of social media in text, video and audio – the media landscape

Pirelli – top choice for high-performance

Fitting the right tyres is crucial to getting the most from a high-performance car. After all, they are the only thing connecting that power and performance to the road. Pirelli prides itself on its leadership of the prestige sector, which is combined with an ever-increasing presence in the premium category, and central to this is

Michelin supports farmers with downloadable guide

Michelin is supporting farmers and agricultural contractors with a free downloadable guide; ‘What You Need to Know About Agricultural Tyre Repairs’. The easy-to-understand booklet details the essentials to be aware of before starting an agricultural tyre repair job; from when a repair should be considered, if a temporary repair is suitable and for how long,

Michelin stand at Goodwood Festival of Speed to feature supercar world debuts

Michelin’s main stand at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed features a number of exclusive supercar world debuts, racing car and superbike presentations and opportunities to experience racing simulators for the very first time. The stand, which overlooks the hill climb action at the Goodwood Estate for the Festival of Speed weekend, is the main

BFGoodrich helps veterans reach new heights

BFGoodrich is helping military veterans deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by donating tyres and funding to a charity embarking on three challenging vehicle expeditions. Set up and led by expedition specialists Max Adventure, the ‘Driven to Extremes’ charity was recently named a winner of BFGoodrich Tyres’ Good Project Award, which sponsors off-roading projects with

Michelin unveils new agricultural tyre

Michelin has unveiled a new generation of agricultural tyre, the Michelin RoadBib, co-designed with agricultural contractors and which defines a brand new segment of the market. From launch it will become the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tractors designed specifically to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on roads. The high-powered

Federal Tyres King of Europe visits France

Round 3 of the 2017 Federal Tyres King of Europe series once again saw drivers flock from across Europe to visit the insanely high speed prestigious circuit of Anneau du Rhin in France. After successful practice sessions throughout the Friday and Saturday, the drivers pushed hard in the intense summer heat to lay down their

Avon Tyres TrailRider fitment launched for Honda’s Africa Twin

Melksham-based Avon Tyres has released a new TrailRider fitment aimed at Honda’s new Africa Twin. The acclaimed TrailRider adventure touring tyre is now available in 150/70 R18 rear size, which also fits the recently introduced KTM 1090 Adventure. Honda’s original XRV750 Africa Twin was one of the most evocative bikes of the 1980s and ‘90s,

Cooper Tire 4×4 ambassador Xavi Foj honoured with Dakar Legend status

Twenty seven-time Dakar Rally entrant and Cooper Tire 4×4 ambassador, Xavi Foj, has become one of only six competitors to be honoured with Dakar Legend status. During his Dakar Rally career, Foj has secured two victories, nine podium finishes and has an impressive run of 13 consecutive finishes to his name. Film, produced for Xavi

BVPlus+ aims hire for rental and contract fleets

Bandvulc initially introduced its special fleet management process for one of its rental fleet clients in order to stringently focus on costs. The difficulties particularly experienced by such operators include additional work being carried out without authorisation and difficulties in recharging the work to its customers. The benefit that Bandvulc’s specialist service brings is the