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Falken launches new Nürburgring 24h-Race video

“One Team, One Tyre, One Goal” is the appropriate title of a new video produced by tyre brand Falken, showcasing the 2018 ADAC Zurich 24h-Race held at the Nürburgring race track. The stunning footage in the three-minute video captures the challenges facing the Falken team and portrays their emotions and performance during the ADAC Zurich

Deane gets ticket to ride in Liverpool drift extravaganza

Falken Tyre drift driver James Deane will compete in the Red Bull Drift Shifters 2018, a new UK drifting event that will take place on the streets of Liverpool’s city centre on August 19. Deane, who is currently leading the 2018 Drift Masters European Championship and the 2018 Formula Drift Pro Championship after claiming the

James Roe Junior named Young Racing Driver of the Month for April

James Roe Junior from Sallins, Co Kildare, has been selected as the Young Racing Driver of the Month for April. The 19 year-old finished third and sixth in his two races at the season opener in the American F2000 series at Road Atlanta, despite several problems during the weekend. He has since gone on to

Mackarel is nominated for Young Rally Driver of the Year

Derek Mackarel has been nominated for this year’s Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award for his performances in March and April. The 22 year-old from Stone Bridge, near Clones, Co Monaghan, drove his Vauxhall Nova to victory in the Junior class of the Munster Moonraker Forestry Rally in Cork, finishing 16th overall in

Manus Kelly and Donall Barrett win third International rally

At the end of a duel that lasted throughout the two days, Donegal pair Manus Kelly and Donall Barrett in their Subaru Impreza scored their third International rally win when they added the Killarney Rally of the Lakes to their previous two victories, which were both on their home ground. And once again, their

​​Avon Tyres announced as official tyre supplier to Series Elite

Avon Tyres  has been confirmed as the official tyre supplier to the newly launched Series Elite, which has been unveiled this week. Series Elite is a new one-make racing series that has been designed to allow amateur and more experienced drivers to compete on a level playing field. The sports car selected for the championship

Loeb wins British RX season-opener

Peugeot Total driver Sebastien Loeb (France) has won the opening round of the 2018 Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship at Silverstone Circuit. On March 17th, the opening round of the 2018 Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship took place at Silverstone Circuit. The World Rallycross contender Loeb took over the lead on the Silverstone

Five in a row for Donagh Kelly Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Donegal driver Donagh Kelly, the former National and Tarmac rally champion, extended his already long list of achievements by becoming the first driver ever to win the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork International five years in a row. At the finish in Clonakilty yesterday, he and co-driver Conor Foley had almost two minutes to spare

Track pedigree highlights Davanti’s ultra high performance credentials

Davanti has a great reputation for quality and longevity – now you can add sport performance to the list. The manufacturer is the official tyre partner of the AIA Racing School in Portugal’s Algarve region. Budding racers train in either the Porsche 718 Cayman S, Audi TT S-Tronic and Audi R3 S-Tronic – all running

Podium spot for Falken pilot

Current Red Bull Air Race World Champion and Falken athlete, Yoshihide Muroya continued his run of success by securing second place in the first race of the 2018 season, held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. For the fourth consecutive year Falken is sponsoring the Red Bull Air Race pilot as he competes in the

Ferrari 812 Superfast tuning program by Wheelsandmore

Oops they did it again… as the first tuning company in the world! The crew of Wheelsandmore did not hold back from the currently sharpest weapon born in Maranello, the strongest 12-cylinder engine with 800hp and presents fine upgrades that will be at least as unreasonable for the “average citizens” as the car itself. 800hp