Falken Tire, a two-time manufacturer’s champion in Formula Drift, has announced its team of drivers whom the tire brand will support throughout the 2016 Formula D season.
Fresh from a fourth place finish in the GTLM class at the TUDOR United Sports Car Lone Star Le Mans race at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, Team Falken and its Porsche 911 RSR head to Road Atlanta prepared to threepeat their victory in their class, a very rare, but possible, achievement.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires, continues to strengthen its line-up of winning teams, now that Tsuda Racing has scored a first in the Pro Modified Class in Round 3 of the W.E. Rock Crawl held at Broken Boulder Farms in Washington.
Racing at the longest circuit on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSC) is always exciting for every driver, but it is not without its challenges.
Team Falken and its tenacious duo of drivers, Wolf Henzler and Bryan Sellers, aboard their durable Porsche 911 RSR, reaffirmed their endurance skills with their first win of the 2015 season in the GTLM Class at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, Round 6 of the TUDOR United Sports Challenge (TUSC).
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires for a wide variety of consumer vehicles, and 16-year-old pro driver Jordan Pellegrino of Team GenRight, took first place in the 4500 Modified Class in this past weekend’s Nor Cal Rock Racing Series in Round 2 at the Prairie City SVRA outside Sacramento, CA.
Team Falken continues its strong position in the W.E. Rock competition earning the top two positions in the unlimited class at last weekend’s W.E. ROCK West Series Round 2 in Rangely, CO, with Justin Hall driving the Falken-livery Rock Crawler in first, and Olivia Messer in the Team Trail Gear/Falken Tire Rock Crawler finishing second.
Falken Tire Corp. is concluding its eight-year run in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC) at the close of the 2015 season.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires, continues to see incredible results through its relationship with Team Brenthel in the Falken-liveried Spec Trophy Truck, which took third place in last weekend’s Best in the Desert (BITD) Silver State 300 near Las Vegas.
The complaint – and the joy – of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is the tightness of the racetrack and the toughness of passing. Add in all four classes of the TUDOR United Sports Challenge (TUSC) running together and it’s a perfect storm for both racers and fans.
Team Falken, manufacturer of high performance on- and off-road tires for a wide variety of vehicles, earned a third place in partnership with Team Brenthel in their Falken Tire-liveried Spec Trophy Truck in the initial running of the SCORE International Baja Sur 500. The race is a reverse of the famous Baja 500, which ran from the south of the Baja California Peninsula from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto, Mexico.
The race at Long Beach have always had a polarizing effect on teams – they either struggle or do well. Add in the challenging track layout with its tight corners, and the legendary street course can be just as demanding as the competition.
Team Falken along with Team GenRight Driver Jordan Pellegrino, executed a first class performance, winning all heats and the race in the 4500 Class in Round One of the NorCal Rock Race held outside Sacramento, CA over the weekend. A second Team Falken driver, Justin Hall, took third.