2009 Falken Tire ALMS Program
Falken Tire Corporation, based in Fontana, Calif. will be racing a Porsche RSR in the prestigious American Le Mans Series this year, in the GT2 class.
Team Falken Tire will be focused on developing Azenis RT slicks specifically for the rear engine Porsche 911 chassis through extensive testing, driver, suspension and engine development. Falken engineers will design dozens of new specification tires for the racing program to optimize track performance. The goal is to produce the best race tires available in ALMS.
Rod Everett, race engineer and owner of Landmark Motorsports will manage Team Falken Tire, with his extensive experience in open wheel and Sports car endurance racing along with crew chief Mike Fox. Drivers Bryan Sellers and Dominic Cicero will perform the driving duties for Team Falken Tire.
The Porsche GT3 RSR in Falken Teal and Blue livery, features a water cooled 3.8 liter flat six boxer race engine, producing 485 restricted HP and up to 9000 rpm’s, through a six speed sequential manual transmission . The power is transmitted to the ground via 11”x18” and 13”X18” BBS Light-alloy one piece race wheels and Falken Azenis RT slicks in 280 and 330 mm width tires.