Italian tyre firm Pirelli, the official supplier to Formula One, is delighted to strengthen its links with endurance racing, following the plans announced by series promoter Stephane Ratel at the Spa 24 Hours in Belgium today.
Co. Tyrone’s Alastair Fisher and Elfyn Evans will resume their battle in the Pirelli-backed WRC Academy when the competitive series returns after a nine-week break for next week’s Neste Oil Rally Finland (2-4 August).
Northallerton-based Prestons of Potto is seeing the direct benefits of a move from 295/80 R 22.5 drive axle tyres to 315/80 R 22.5 fitments, after the highest mileage tractor unit in an initial 20-vehicle trial clocked-up 524,137 km before its Michelin XDN2 Grip drive tyres needed replacing.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a development that could help consumers and the environment by reducing the amount of petroleum-based oil used in tyres, while at the same time, extending tread life.
Dunlop has increased the speed rating of its very popular mobile crane tyre to meet customer requests. The Dunlop 445/95R25 SP ER50 tyre is specifically designed for all-terrain cranes. These vehicles often travel long distances by road so operators require tyres that reliably allow the highest speeds possible. The new version of the SP ER50
Having played a lead role in the rapid expansion of GT Radial and Primewell in European truck and bus markets, Peter Foulkes has been promoted to Marketing Director Europe – Commercial Tires at GiTi Tire.