Ambient and track temperatures were obviously lower in the late afternoon FP2 session than they were in FP1 on the Baku street circuit today.
It was a pretty good day and we completed the intended program. On Lance’s side that involved learning the circuit, as he’s not been here before and it’s quite a tricky track.
The eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Friday at Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan as teams prepared for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sunday.
A planned reorganization by Michelin Group "would significantly impact jobs" in the U.S. and France. But there's one part of the business that won't be affected: Michelin's production facilities.
Huayi Tire Canada Inc., the marketer and distributor for Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its associate brands, has named Robert Vetter the east region fleet sales manager.
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. is supporting Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta as the sponsor of the survivor area during the 2017 Race for the Cure.
Six tire dealers will help Hankook Tire America Corp. continue its partnership with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Those dealers will host the group's Mobile Service Offices (MSO) at their stores so the DAV can reach out to veterans in those communities.
Centric Parts has promoted Don Bales to the newly created position of corporate logistics manager.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is increasing the prices of Continental, General and AmeriSteel-brand truck tires effective July 1.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. is adding an all-position, wide-base radial truck tire to its Firestone lineup. The Firestone FS818 is designed for on-and-off-highway applications and severe service environments.
Tire Discounters Inc. will expand into its sixth state later this year, and says it is "also looking for other strategic opportunities."
NASCAR Xfinity Series, Race No. 14 – American Ethanol E15 250NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Race No. 9 – M&Ms 200
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Race No. 16 – Toyota / SaveMart 350
Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will all feature a pair of races this weekend at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wis., as part of the Kohler Grand Prix.
The 2,200-plus retail stores owned and operated by Bridgestone Americas Inc. have a new leader. Joe Venezia is the president of Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) effective June 19, 2017.