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Two new product launches for Pro-Align

Leading wheel servicing equipment specialist, Pro-Align, will launch two brand new systems at this year’s Automechanika show in Birmingham, helping workshops to improve both their customer service levels and operational efficiency. The new Hunter Road Force Elite (RFE) wheel balancer is the next step in Hunter’s advanced wheel balancing technology, designed to eliminate even the

CV Show set to be jam-packed

It may be 10% larger in terms of floor space, but the Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 looks set to be as jam-packed as ever when it opens its doors next week – and there’s still time to register for FREE tickets at www.cvshow.com With over 460 exhibitors, Halls 3, 3a, 4 and 5 of the

Cooper Tire Europe to sponsor World RX of Hockenheim

Cooper Tire Europe is now not only the Official Tyre Supplier and Associate Partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship – for the fourth year running – but is also the title sponsor of the 2017 World RX of Hockenheim. Supporting the championship since its inception in 2014, Cooper continues as the sole tyre supplier

New patterns and sizes for Rotalla and Routeway at Tyrexpo Asia Show

Leading international Contract Tyre Producer, Enjoy Tyre once again exhibited at the recent Tyrexpo Asia 2017 Show in Singapore as part of the company’s ongoing campaign to showcase its products and services around the world. As usual the primary objective, as with any show, was to promote and showcase Enjoy’s two highly successful private brands

Gunson launches Trakrite camber bar

When fitted to the tyre/wheel, Gunson’s Trakrite camber bar (part number 77137) gives a solid metal base that is parallel to the wheel and suspension upright and is the ideal mount for camber gauges. When used in conjunction with the new digital inclinometer from Laser Tools (part number 6657) the combination offers exceptional accuracy (±0.2º).

Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres OE on new Porsche 911 GT3

At the launch of the latest version of the Porsche 911 GT3, eight out of ten cars rolling off the production line will be fitted with specially-developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 N1 ultra-high-performance tyres, in 245/35 ZR20 front and 305/30 ZR20 rear sizes. Designed specifically for the Porsche 911 GT3, the Michelin Pilot Sport

New boss at Formula 1 as Ecclestones steps aside

Liberty Media has completed its previously announced acquisition of F1, the iconic global motorsports business, from a consortium of sellers and has appointed Chase Carey as Chief Executive Officer of F1, in addition to his existing role as Chairman, and Bernie Ecclestone as Chairman Emeritus of F1. Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO of F1, said: “I am excited to

Alvaro Parente set to defend Pirelli World Challenge

Factory Driver Alvaro Parente will return to racing in the USA during 2017 to defend the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) title with customer team K-PAX Racing. Parente will be part of a three-car assault on the championship with the McLaren 650S GT3. On his series debut, Parente stunned the PWC regulars winning six races of

Davanti exhibits at AutoSport 2017

Merseyside based, high performance tyre specialist Davanti returned to this year’s Autosport International / Performance Car Show in January to capitalise on a very successful year in 2016. Established just over eighteen months ago this new dynamic brand has swiftly evolved into one of the most progressive and popular UHP tyre ranges in the UK

Landsail exhibits at AutoSport International

Having exhibited at last year’s AutoSport / Performance Car Show in Birmingham, Landsail once again promoted its ever-growing range of patterns for the PCR and high performance sector with a distinctive motorsport theme. Landsail used this year’s event to further develop its trade network and also support and boost its ‘brand appeal’ to the motoring

Peugeot Sport and BFGoodrich triumph at 2017 Dakar Rally

The 2017 Dakar Rally saw Peugeot Sport and BFGoodrich monopolise the podium at the two-week event’s finish in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday, January 14. It was the ideal result to mark the off-road tyre brand’s return to the world’s most famous cross-country rally after a four-year absence. Like the rest of the field, the