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Richards Performance Muffler team co-drivers Richard Glaszczak and Patrick Dailey will start the
April 22, 2014

Three buggy teams running Radar Tires at Imperial Valley 250

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

Hankook s Ventus race tires have a new specification for this years F3 championship.
April 22, 2014

Hankook is the exclusive tire supplier for Formula 3

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

An engineer mounts a rear Bridgestone BATTLAX slick onto a Repsol Honda.
April 22, 2014

Bridgestone MotoGP Preview: Argentina, Termas de Río Hondo

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

Lewis Hamilton makes it three victories in a row for Mercedes with his win in Shanghai.
April 21, 2014

Chinese Grand Prix: Shanghai

A number of different tire strategy options were available before the Chinese Grand Prix, but the very strong performance of the medium tire in the second stint allowed the top 15 to complete two stops only on one of the most demanding circuits of the year.

Tags: Chinese Grand Prix, Formula One, Pirelli P Zero, Shanghai circuit

Yamaha continue partnership with TOYOTA Racing in 2014
April 18, 2014

Yamaha continue partnership with TOYOTA Racing in 2014

Yamaha Motor Europe (YME) will continue as an ‘Official Supplier of TOYOTA Racing’ for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. As part of the collaboration, YME will stimulate TOYOTA Racing’s team mobility by providing Yamaha EC-03 electric (2-wheeler) units for the rounds of Silverstone, Spa and Le Mans.

Tags: FIA World Endurance Championship, TOYOTA Racing, Yamaha Motor Europe

Fernando Alonso drove his Ferrari to the top spot in the first free practice at Shanghai.
April 18, 2014

Chinese Grand Prix: Friday practice sessions

Weather will have a big effect on tire behavior throughout the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, with free practice today characterized by cool weather and a possibility of rain for qualifying tomorrow. Ambient and track temperatures dipped to 13 and 15 degrees centigrade respectively during FP1 this morning, before becoming slightly warmer in the afternoon.

Tags: Chinese Grand Prix, Formula One, Pirelli, Shanghai circuit

The Hankook range of race tires for the 2014 DTM season.
April 17, 2014

Hankook: The 2014 DTM anniversary year

Tire manufacturer Hankook is again exclusively equipping the teams and drivers of the DTM with its Ventus racing tires in 2014. Teams will have access to three Hankook tires for 2014; the Ventus Race, the Ventus Race Plus option and the Ventus Race Rain.

Tags: DTM, Hankook, Hankook Tire Europe

April 16, 2014

Americas MotoGP debrief with Masao Azuma

The Americas Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was won by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez for the second successive year. In second place was Dani Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda RC213V while Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso surged through the field in the second half of the race to take third place for his maiden podium with the Italian manufacturer.

Tags: Bridgestone, Circuit of the Americas, MotoGP

Corvette leads Porsche in GT battle at Long Beach.
April 15, 2014

Michelin helps Corvette claim first victory at Long Beach

Corvette Racing claimed the first victory for the seventh generation Corvette C7.R in dominant fashion in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The third event of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship saw Michelin and its technical partner teams claim the first seven positions in the highly competitive race.

Tags: Corvette Racing, Grand Prix of Long Beach, Michelin, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Mrc Marquez wins the second year in a row at COTA.
April 14, 2014

Marquez makes it back-to-back victories at Circuit of The Americas

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez capped off a perfect weekend at Circuit of The Americas by winning his second successive Americas Grand Prix ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa.

Tags: Bridgestone, Circuit of the Americas, Marc Marquez, MotoGP

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi finished in eighthplace at COTA.
April 14, 2014

Unfortunate end to Texas Grand Prix weekend for Movistar Yamaha

Today’s Grand Prix of the Americas at the COTA circuit in Austin, Texas proved to be a difficult one for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders with Valentino Rossi taking eighth and teammate Jorge Lorenzo taking tenth.

Tags: Grand Prix of the Americas, MotoGP, Movistar Yamaha, Yamaha YZR-M1

The Pirelli P Zero soft rated tire wears a yellow strip for easy identification by teams and fans
April 14, 2014

The Chinese Grand Prix is traditionally dominated by strategy

The Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai, where the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tires will be used, is a race that has been traditionally been dominated by strategy. Even using several different strategies, drivers have often ended the race in close formation, setting up a thrilling finish. With a smooth surface and some sweeping corners – including the banked Turn 13 – this versatile tire combination is well suited to the varied demands of the Shanghai circuit.

Tags: Chinese Grand Prix, Formula One, Pirelli, Shanghai circuit

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