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.
Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to Formula One, has confirmed it will support this year’s National Motorsport Week 2012 that is due to take place from 30 June to 8 July.
Michelin’s innovative Active Wheel technology, along with other mobility-related innovations from the tyre manufacturer, will appear in the FoS Tech Pavilion at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next week.
Ferrari has selected Bridgestone as one of its original equipment suppliers of tyres for the FF four-wheel drive sports car. Supplies of the Potenza S001 sport tyres to the Maranello manufacturer started at the end of 2011.
With difficult and unpredictable weather conditions throughout, Kumho tyres played a pivotal role in Garry Jennings’s dominant victory on the Topaz Donegal International Rally last weekend (June 15-17).
Half of motorists no longer enjoy driving, with the threat of road rage among the reasons why, according to new research from Continental Tyres.
Following more than six billion kilometres of testing involving 50,000 tyres over seven years, Michelin is taking the first steps to combine the introduction of a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips in tyres for large commercial vehicle fleets.
Pirelli has presented its new Cinturato P7 Blue, its first tyre to be awarded an ‘AA’ rating under the new European tyre label regulations.
Kumho is set to debut its new AA labelled tyre – Ecowing ES01 – early next year.
Continental is enhancing the efficiency of the roadside breakdown service it provides to commercial vehicle operators and hauliers.
Firestone has launched the Firehawk SZ90µ RFT for the replacement market, the brand’s first tyre with Run-Flat Technology in Europe. The tyre’s reinforced sidewall rubber construction enables the driver to continue driving safely if the tyre deflates or suffers a total loss of pressure.