Eric Higgs comes to Bridgestone Americas following four years at Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Bridgestone Names Higgs VP of Commercial Marketing

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has hired Eric Higgs as vice president of marketing for its commercial business. He will be responsible for leading the marketing strategy and efforts for the Commercial Group, which includes truck and OTR tires and Bandag retreading.


Komaguchi Resigns from Toyo in Japan

Katsumi Komaguchi was named one of two representative directors of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. on Jan. 1, 2016. Less than five months later, Komaguchi has resigned that position.

Another new circuit for the Haas F1 Team meant a very busy practice schedule on Thursday in Monte Carlo.

Monaco Grand Prix: Haas F1 Team Thursday Practice Recap

On-track preparation for the Monaco Grand Prix began Thursday with two 90-minute practice sessions around the 3.340-kilometer (2.075-mile), 19-turn circuit. It’s a schedule unique to Monaco, with no on-track running Friday before qualifying on Saturday and the race on Sunday.

Jared McDermott, left, and Debra Bonogofsky, owners of L.P. Anderson Point S Tire and Auto Service, stand on the roof of their new solar-powered store with Tire Factory CEO Walter Lybeck.

A Solar-Powered Tire Store Opens in Montana

Almost 60 years after the first L.P. Anderson tire store opened in Billings, Mont., the family-run business has opened its second location. The owners have invested $2.5 million to make the new L.P. Anderson Point S Tire and Auto Service a reality.

Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest lap time Thursday in Monte Carlo.

Monaco Grand Prix: Practice Sessions

The new P Zero Purple ultrasoft tyre made its debut at the Monaco Grand Prix during free practice, setting the fastest time of the day thanks to a benchmark of 1m14.607s from Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in FP2.

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