The Sochi Autodrom is one of the longest circuits in Formula One and circumnavigates the 2014 Winter Olympic venues as well as sharing just over 1km with public roads.
Vipal Rubber Corp. is continuing its worldwide show tour May 7-9, 2017, at Automechanika in Dubai.
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is back in action this week for the Global Rallycross Championship season opener in Memphis, Tennessee. He is set to make a championship charge in an all-new 2017 Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Beetle.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Race No. 9 – Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series, Race No. 8 – ToyotaCare 250 Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile oval) – Richmond, Va.
Ford Motor Co. added several products designed to streamline inventory and reduce prices to its Motorcraft product line in the first quarter of 2017.
The executive chairman of Genuine Parts Co., Thomas Gallagher, is retiring effective June 30, 2017.
Avon Tyres has been an established brand name in the national and international motorsport scene for over 60 years, currently supplying tyres to over 150 race championships around the world.
Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. is partnering with Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Angie Smith as her lead sponsor for four contests during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new load range to the Roadmaster RM180+(EM) steer tire line to accommodate heavier steer axles.
TBC Brands LLC has introduced the first studdable winter tire for the Sumitomo brand. The Sumitomo Ice Edge is certified for severe snow performance and will be available in 57 passenger, CUV and SUV sizes for the 2017 season.
Nico Jamin made a textbook pass for the lead in the early stages of the Mazda Indy Lights Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires at Barber Motorsports Park, then edged away to become the third different winner in as many races this year in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.
The second leg of the Mazda USF2000 Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires at Barber Motorsports Park, Round Four of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, ended in similar fashion to yesterday with young Americans Oliver Askew and Kaylen Frederick holding the top two positions.
The first time we saw Super-G in Sochi was in 2014 when the Russian city hosted the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud beat American Andrew Weibrecht by .3 of a second on the 2.096-kilometer (1.302-mile) course with a 622-meter (2,041-foot) vertical drop to nab gold in the alpine slalom event.
Formula 1 heads towards Europe with the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi, which joined the F1 calendar in 2014.
Yokohama Tire Corp. in conjunction with US Youth Soccer, will send 12 Yokohama Skills Challenge participants (along with chaperones) to England for a “Chelsea FC Experience.” The contest runs through June 3, 2017.