An exciting and hotly contested Bushwhacker Rally was held in Omagh last Saturday. Derek Mc Garrity emerged victorious with a 13 second margin over Martin Cairns with Kenny Mc Kinstry in third place a further 14 seconds in arrears.
Bridgestone’s winter tyre, the Blizzak LM-80, designed especially for the newest generation of SUVs and CUVs, came out the winner in the latest test by the GTÜ (German Association for Technical Inspection) and ACE (Auto Club Europe).
Tyrexpo India 2013 is set to act as a global trade interchange offering international companies direct access to the booming Indian tyre market, while providing Indian suppliers the chance to grow their export sales contacts and networks.
Bridgestone is rolling out an innovative TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) across Europe in order to provide a more thorough pressure maintenance service to contract fleet customers. With service provision supplied by Truck Point, tyres requiring attention are not only identified but also serviced back to peak condition.
The closing round of the Pirelli-supported MSA British Rally Championship, International Rally Yorkshire, will take place in Scarborough later this week where Keith Cronin aims to clinch his third international rally title (28-29 September).
After a tense duel from the red lights to the chequered flag, with two safety car periods, Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel took his second win of the season in Singapore with a two-stop tyre strategy.Vettel started from third on the grid with the P Zero Red supersoft tyre and then completed two stints on
Michelin has launched the new Power Pure SC dual-compound radial scooter tyre, which is available in two sizes (120/70 R 15 and 160/60 R 15) to suit large capacity scooters such as BMW’s C 600 Sport and C 650 GT, and the Yamaha T-Max 530.
In today’s tough economic climate, transport fleets face constant pressure to reduce operating costs. Bridgestone has taken up this challenge and demonstrates why truck fleet operators should concentrate not on price, but on the cost per kilometer over the total tyre life.