There is a huge lack of awareness about winter tyres. Research conducted by Continental has identified that nearly half (47 per cent) of motorists in the UK and Ireland are unaware that winter tyres exist.
James Stafford and co driver James F Stafford in there Darrian T90 GTR won the Wexford Stages Rally at the weekend. Stafford finished ahead of Damien Cole in a Ford Focus WRC, and John Dalton in a Darrian T90 GTR. Out photographer Patrick Doyle snapped Stafford on his way to victory.
First Stop has carried out a dealer survey collecting ideas and opinions from a sample of its members on how the network should be developed. The survey was carried out between April and June and concluded with a meeting of a small group of dealers in Dublin to validate the results.
The increasing popularity of track days is creating a market for ultra-high performance track tires. However many participants drive their cars to and from circuits like Mondello Park and Kirkistown and want top performing tyres that are also road legal. As well as this are the drivers who want race tyre performance on the road
Apollo Vredestein, the company behind the Vredestein tyre brand is expanding production capacity for its agricultural tyres reflecting a growing demand for its tyres from the European agricultural market.