Avon Motorsport – the racing division of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. – is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, boasting an ever-expanding championship portfolio for the forthcoming season.
Recent test results from renowned independent touring clubs from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Switzerland confirm the findings from the extensive tests carried out by Vredestein:
Goodyear’s new 17.5” regional steer and drive tyre offer better fuel consumption and shorter stopping distances on wet roads than their predecessors (RHS II and RHD II)
The Geneva Motor Show has just ended and to mark the close collaboration between Pirelli’s P Zero tyres and a number of premium manufacturers Pirelli have launched a video that includes some of the most memorable images from the show by way of an alternative “love story between a road tyre and a Formula One
Dunlop Motorsport is trialling new electronic intelligence innovation embedded into the tyre of the world’s premier motorcycle racing event – MotoGP, where Dunlop are the Official tyre partner of the Moto2 and Moto3 championships.
The 32nd edition of the Michelin guide Main Cities of Europe features a selection of hotels and restaurants in 44 European cities
Bridgestone has launched its all-new Blizzak SPIKE-01 studded winter tyre for passenger cars and 4×4’s. This tyre is designed and tested to meet the demands of extreme, Nordic winter conditions, and aims to meet the additional challenge that is the increasingly strict environmental regulations on studs.
Trelleborg, took a step further on its journey towards sustainable farming at SIMA 2013 by extending its collaboration with tractor manufacturer, New Holland.
Michelin recently marked a milestone at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in January with the announcement that its tyres are – for the first time – the exclusive original equipment tyre on the complete range of 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray models.
In its latest issue (03/2013) ADAC magazine tested 19 summer tyres for small vehicles using the popular 185/60 R15 size. The tests focused on characteristics such as performance in dry and in wet conditions, noise, fuel efficiency and rolling resistance. The Turanza T001 performed well with an overall rating of “good”.
The 2013 rally season is still young, but Kumho is already making its mark on the UK championships. For example, Alex Allingham’s ex-Prodrive Subaru Impreza N10 that took outright honours on March 3’s Rally Marketing Mid-Wales Stages event, did so on Kumho gravel tyres. The rally was the first occasion on which Stalybridge-based Allingham and