Marangoni Tread North America Inc. reports Gibson Tire Service in Charleston. S.C., has converted its retread operation to the Marangoni family of products, which includes the company’s signature brand Ringtread and Unitread.
Tags: Commercial tires, Gibson Tire Service, Marangoni Tread North America, Retreading
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and the Western Canada Tire Dealers Association (WCTDA) will present a three-day commercial tire service (CTS) 400 level instructor training and certification class in Edmonton, Alberta, May 6-8, 2014.
Tags: CTS, Tire Industry Association, Western Canada Tire Dealers Association
During qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas reached 316kph – that’s nearly 200mph – on the back straight of the Shanghai circuit: the longest on the Formula One calendar this year.
Tags: Chinese Grand Prix, Cinturato P7 Blue, Formula One, Pirelli
Retreading product manufacturer Vipal participated in the Truck World in Toronto, Canada, along with Manley Tire, Vipal´s partner in Canada. The fair, which took place April 10-12, brought together over 350 exhibitors.
Tags: Convention, Expo, Manley Tire, Truck World, Vipal
Radar Tires continues its growth in long-course, off road racing. For this weekend’s SCORE International Imperial Valley 250, the Singapore-based tire brand will be represented by three Class 10 Buggy teams.
Tags: Husqvarna Showdown, Imperial Valley 250, Radar Tires, SCORE, The Off Road Championship
Tire manufacturer Hankook continues as the exclusive supplier to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship this year with its Ventus race tires. In the 33 races this season, young upcoming talents from around the world can demonstrate their skill at races as support to Europe’s top events like the DTM.
Tags: FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Hankook, Hankook Ventus
2014 sees MotoGP return to South America for the first time since 2004, as Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo hosts round three of the season.
Tags: Argentina, Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, Bridgestone, Bridgestone Motorsport, MotoGP
A nationwide survey commissioned by Bridgestone Americas Inc. found that while teens say texting and driving is dangerous, distracted driving persists as young drivers continue to text behind the wheel. The company is sponsoring a scholarship contest to encourage teens to drive responsibly.
Tags: Bridgestone Americas Inc., driving and texting, Teens Drive Smart program
If it's Tuesday, it must be TRIB Tech Tuesday!
Centric Parts, a North American manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has introduced a front axle StopTech Big Brake Kit for the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST.
Tags: Centric Parts, StopTech Big Brake Kit
Tire service equipment seems to last forever. How many of you have a 20-year-old tire changer? How about 30 years old?
Tags: Performance Handbook, Tire service equipment, UHP tires
When you get a chance to talk with top tire company executives from one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, you jump at the chance.
Tags: B.O.B., Steve McClellan
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