Michelin is providing a rare glimpse into the behind-the-scenes action that goes into each 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Michelin has produced an exclusive video that provides insight into what the Audi team experiences in the run up to, during and after the iconic race, which takes place over the weekend of the 16-17
GT Radial has unveiled two new tyres including a flagship product for the ultra high performance sector. The Champiro UHP1 has been created for the most demanding drivers to offer excellent wet and dry handling, precise cornering and strong braking characteristics across a wide variety of road conditions.
Brityrex International at EventCity, Manchester in October is shaping up to be an exhibition the industry can be really proud of. With high profile exhibitors continuing to sign up for the show on a regular basis, organiser ECI International has also confirmed a number of other exciting developments.
Cooper Tire has expanded its offering in the latest high-performance tyres for winter motoring, with the introduction of the WM-SA2 in H and V-rated sizes. Benefiting from the latest state-of-the-art production technology, the newest members of Cooper’s high-performance family for passenger cars are designed to offer firm footing on snow and slush.
In today’s tough economic climate, transport fleets face constant pressure to reduce operating costs. Bridgestone says truck fleet operators should concentrate not on price, but on the cost per kilometre over the total tyre life, as a means of reducing overall costs.
Above: Trevor Culbert / Ray Fitzpatrick in their Ford Escort Mk2 were victorious in the Laois Heartlands Stages Rally on Sunday. Below, our photographer Patrick Doyle was on hand to capture Culbert and Fitzpatrick on their way to victory, in Laois, which doubles as Round 3 of the 2012 Midlands East Rally Championship.
At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges. Michelin supports the introduction of the new European tyre label, which is designed to provide consumers with practical information about three
Team Nexen drivers Alan Sinnot from Ireland, Luke Fink, Australia, and Lluis Lopez, Spain joined a host of European drivers at the Drift Allstars Europe season opening event in Birmingham at the weekend where Team Nexen threw down the gauntlet to their competitors with an impressive 1-2 victory.
Bridgestone Europe launched its new motorcycle tyre website – with a fresh, user-oriented approach. This new, multi-lingual site – http://moto.bridgestone.eu – is currently available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Bridgestone has extended its winter tyre offer with the launch of the Blizzak LM-32C for car-derived vans and small vans of up to 3 tons. Compared with its predecessor LM-18C, the new lamellen Blizzak LM-32C provides significantly stronger snow traction, better wet braking and more than 10% higher mileage.