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Alonso notches up third F1 win

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso converted his pole position in Germany to a third victory this year, extending his championship lead. It was also the Spaniard’s 22nd consecutive points finish. Alonso used a two-stop strategy to control the race, only losing the lead when he made his pit stops. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel passed McLaren driver

Bridgestone set to launch AA rated Ecopia tyre 

Bridgestone Europe announced that it will introduce the Ecopia EP001S, an “A/A”-rated tyre on 1st October 2012 in the UK, with top A grades on both fuel efficiency and wet grip. It is also the first product in the industry to achieve the top label grading both in Europe and in Japan . The EP001S,

Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility

Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility Bridgestone’s subsidiary in Poland is increasing production capacity of truck and bus radial tyres (TBR) with a total investment in the plant of approximately €120 million. The planned expansion will increase the plant’s production capacity by approximately 1,350 tyres per day, bringing the plant’s capacity to approximately 3,750

Toyo Tires unveils new fuel efficient tyres

Toyo Tires has developed a leading edge fuel efficient tyre, which has achieved the highest grade under the JATMA Tire Labeling System, both in rolling resistance coefficient and wet grip performance.

TRACS warns of increase in tyre premises inspections

TRACS is warning tyre retailers, suppliers and distributors all around the country, that local authority inspections of tyre premises are underway.

Dunlop heads to Assen with new pairing

Dunlop’s Moto2 tyres head to the only location to have been on the MotoGP calendar since its beginnings in 1949; Assen in the Netherlands for the seventh round of the Moto2 World Championship – the Iveco TT Assen – on June 28-30.

Patch Tyre Equipment summer giveaway

Patch Tyre Equipment is giving away a free baseball cap, emblazoned with the MacHale Rally team logo on all orders received before July 31.

Michelin puts on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

As proud sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed Supercar Paddock, Michelin has teamed up with British racing driver Tim Harvey to put on a show of high-velocity entertainment at the UK’s flagship automotive and motorsport event, which runs from 28 June to 1 July 2012.

Manufacturers and importers want action on part worn tyres

Action needs to be taken to clamp down on the sale of part worn tyres, and those involved in the sale and fitment of part worn tyres need to be made aware of the consequences of their activities. That’s the view of a significant group of manufacturers and importers that participated in a survey carried

Stafford and Stafford wins Ravens Rock Rally

James Stafford and co-driver James F. Stafford won the Ravens Rock Rally at the weekend in their  Darrian T90 GTR

Pirelli unveils new Cinturato P7 Blue

Pirelli has presented its new Cinturato P7 Blue, its first tyre to be awarded an ‘AA’ rating under the new European tyre label regulations.