McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton – the winner of the last United States Grand Prix in 2008 – has won the first race at the Circuit of the Americas. Second place for Sebastian Vettel has put the Red Bull driver on the verge of a third consecutive title at the championship decider in Brazil next weekend.
ITIA wants the tyre sector licensed and regulated by government, TyreTrade.ie can confirm. ITIA President Kevin Farrell says the focus of all ITIA projects this year has culminated in the drive for licensing programme.
The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers Association (ETRMA) has welcomed the the publication of the CARS 2020 Action Plan, by the European Commission. “This is a much awaited and positive step and it needs to be implemented urgently!” said Ms Fazilet Cinaralp, Secretary General of ETRMA.
Tyre & Service Superstore (Square Fit) with outlets in Tallaght, Ballymount and Finglas, have been named the winner of the Semperit Tyre Retailer of the Year competition 2012. From a field of some 25 tyre retailers nationwide, Tyre & Service Superstore was selected as the best performing across a number of criteria.
Jose Suarez has clinched his maiden WRC Academy victory following the Spaniard’s strong performance at this weekend’s Rally of Spain. The massive spread of different conditions underlined the versatility and grip of Pirelli’s tyres, which are used exclusively by the WRC Academy – a formula that pits up and coming young drivers against each other in