Valvoline Forest rally Championship round 5 was held last Sunday in Mitchelstown. Formally known as the Sean Conlon Memorial rally, it was hosted as usual by the Tipperary M.C. Fermanagh’s Garry Jennings (Impreza GpA) emerged as winner 18 seconds ahead of Vincent Mc Aree(Evo9).Reigning champion Owen Murphy (Evo9) was third just 2 seconds behind Mc
Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility Bridgestone’s subsidiary in Poland is increasing production capacity of truck and bus radial tyres (TBR) with a total investment in the plant of approximately €120 million. The planned expansion will increase the plant’s production capacity by approximately 1,350 tyres per day, bringing the plant’s capacity to approximately 3,750
In a move to further support Continental Tyres expansive fleet business and more specifically its Conti360° Fleet Services, the company has announced the creation of two new independent departments to oversee the areas of Fleet Support and Truck Tyre Marketing across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Jochen Hahn in the Castrol Team Hahn Racing , driving his MAN truck racing on Goodyear tyres still leads the FIA European Truck Race Championship after the sixth round, which took place at Nürburgring Germany on July 13 – 15.
Indepth guidance and advice on the impending tyre labelling legislation is heading up the newly developed website from Cam Systems (www.cam-systems.co.uk), designed to ensure customers are informed how to be totally operational and compliant in this area by November this year.
The new president of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) is warning motorists that fitting part worn tyres may save money in the short-term, but such decisions may come back to haunt them in the longer term.