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The Giti Tire team with the Tajima Rimac E-Runner Concept One car at the Pikes Peak starting area.
June 30, 2015

"Monster" Tajima and Giti Tire Showcase Electric Vehicle Technology at Pikes Peak

Famed road racer Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima turned in an "electrifying" performance in the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, placing second overall in his 1.1MW (megawatt) electric racing car riding on special GitiCompete tires.

Tags: Giti Tire, GitiCompete, Nobuhiro Tajima, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Tajima Rimac E-Runner Concept One

Rossi set a new Circuit Best Lap record (1 32.627) in qualifying at Assen.
June 30, 2015

Dutch MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

At last Saturday’s Dutch Grand Prix, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi consolidated his lead of the MotoGP championship standings with a hard-fought victory over Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and fellow Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

Tags: Assen circuit, Bridgestone, Dutch Grand Prix, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi

Millen set a new electric car record at Pike s Peak driving the Hankook Ventus race tire shod Drive
June 29, 2015

Hankook's Fredric Aasbo and Rhys Millen take two wins in one weekend

Hankook Tire drivers Fredric Aasbo and Rhys Millen both scored first place wins this past weekend at their respective racing events. Aasbo topped the winner’s podium at Formula Drift Round 4 in New Jersey, while Millen was the fastest on the mountain at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado.

Tags: Formula Drift, Hankook Tire, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The Tajima Rimac E-Runner Concept One is outfitted with specially designed Giti tires for the Pikes
June 29, 2015

Giti tires roll in Pikes Peak Hill Climb

A 1.1 megawatt electric racing car outfitted with special GitiCompete tires, sponsored by Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., participated in the June 28, 2015, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

Tags: Armand Allaire, Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Rossi took a superb victory at the Dutch TT on Saturday.
June 29, 2015

Rossi resists Marquez to take victory at the Dutch Grand Prix

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi signed off a perfect weekend in the Netherlands by emerging victorious from a fantastic battle with Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez to extend his lead in the MotoGP championship standings.

Tags: Assen circuit, Bridgestone, Dutch TT, MotoGP championship, Valentino Rossi

June 29, 2015

Michelin takes second through eighth in wild Watkins Glen

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship packed a year’s worth of plot twists and turns into the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen as the race of speed became a wild race of survival as Michelin teams claimed second through eighth place in the GTLM class.

Tags: Michelin, Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

June 29, 2015

British Grand Prix Preview: Silverstone, July 2-5

The P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tires have been selected for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone: a fast and flowing circuit that takes a lot out of the tires, especially during the many high-speed corners.

Tags: British Grand Prix, Formula One, Pirelli, Silverstone circuit

June 29, 2015

It's a Greaves Family Affair at Crandon

Johnny Greaves is a three-time TORC: The Off-Road Championship Presented by AMSOIL PRO 4WD title holder. He’s won races at every level. And Sunday, the driver of the Monster Energy/Maxxis Tires Toyota took home his fourth Forest County Potawatomi Community Cup championship after another nail-biter against his son and current class points leader CJ Greaves.

Tags: Big House Brawl at Crandon, Forest County Potawatomi Community Cup, Off-Road International Raceway, The Off-Road Championship

Valentino Rossi waves to the croed at this year s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
June 29, 2015

Valentino Rossi at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Valentino Rossi shone as a special guest at the 23rd edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. celebrated its 60th anniversary.

Tags: Goodwood Festival of Speed, Ltd., Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Motor Co.

Pecco Bagnaia being interviewed after today’s Moto3 Dutch TT.
June 29, 2015

More points for Mahindra at classic Assen battle

Mapfre Team Mahindra rider Pecco Bagnaia claimed a hard-fought eleventh place in today’s Dutch TT, well to the front of a pack of more than a dozen riders scrapping every inch of the way behind a runaway lead group of seven.

Tags: Assen circuit, Dutch TT, Mapfre Team Mahindra, Moto3, Pecco Bagnaia

Rossi took 1.1 seconds out of the previous best pole time at Assen.
June 26, 2015

Rossi razes lap record to take pole position in Assen

In a Qualifying Practice 2 session in which every participant set a lap time quicker than the old Assen pole position record, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi produced one his greatest qualifying performances in recent years to set a new Assen Circuit Best Lap record of 1’32.627 to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Dutch Grand Prix.

Tags: Assen circuit, Bridgestone, Dutch Grand Prix, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi

An Audi team changes their car s Hankook Ventus Race tires.
June 25, 2015

DTM stops at the Monaco of Germany this weekend

Hosting the DTM this weekend is the Norisring, the legendary street circuit in the heart of Nuremberg. As the shortest race track on the DTM calendar at 2.3 kilometers, the circuit enjoys a cult status with drivers and fans and is also known as the “Monaco of Germany” because of its very special flair.

Tags: DTM, Hankook, Norisring, Ventus Race tires

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