Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest from the pole using a one-stop ultrasoft-soft tire strategy.
Both the slick and the wet Pirelli tires were seen in Formula 2 at the Hungaroring circuit, while in GP3 the two races were both run on slicks. On a weekend characterized by variable weather, high temperatures, and plenty of action, the two feeder series to Formula 1 once again provided several opportunities for drivers to fine-tune their tire management skills.
The British Grand Prix at Silverstone came down to a tense strategic battle between Ferrari and Mercedes, after two safety cars in the closing stages of the race turned it into a pair of final sprints.
Michelin and its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship technical partner teams pulled out all the stops in an exciting battle at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Track temperatures peaked at 118-degrees Fahrenheit on a warm, sunny day under a picturesque, light blue sky at the season’s sole Canadian event.
While England is often associated with changeable weather, conditions were dry and warm all day on Friday, June 6, with track temperatures in excess of 113-degrees Fahrenheit. Similar warm weather is expected for the rest of the weekend.
Track temperatures of 140 degrees at one the fastest and most demanding tracks in motorsports presented a strong test, but Michelin and its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship technical partner teams were more than equal to the challenge July 1 at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen, New York.
On June 23, Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires won Round 4 of the Pro 4 Class in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. LeDuc, driving his No. 99 Monster Energy/Toyo Tires/WD-40 Ford truck, began the weekend by qualifying fastest, later winning Saturday’s main event overall. His truck relies on Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires to help deliver his wins.
Michelin and its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship technical partner teams from BMW, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford, and Porsche head to Canada for the midpoint of the 2018 season at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, July 6-8, where a classic "old school" circuit will fully test new school technology.
“One Team, One Tyre, One Goal” is the appropriate title of a new video produced by tire brand Falken, showcasing the 2018 ADAC Zurich 24h-Race held at the Nürburgring race track.
After bringing home a 23rd-place finish in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) debut at Talladega in April, Timothy Peters will be making his return to the series with Ricky Benton Racing (RBR) Enterprises Advance Auto Parts/Black’s Tire/Highland Construction and Restoration Ford Fusion at Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the most esteemed motorsports events of the year. And as a leader in motorsports on both two and four wheels, Pirelli was of course present at this year’s event over the weekend, achieving success in both fields in the unique race up Pikes Peak hill in Colorado, which is the highest summit in the Southern front of the Rocky Mountains.
Peters, RBR returning to NCWTS action in NC Education Lottery 200 Truck to carry decal in support of More Than a Cape for pediatric cancer research
The ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race at the Nürburgring last weekend once again proved to be the toughest of endurance challenges. The Falken team overcame extreme weather conditions to complete the iconic race, with both cars finishing within the top 15 from a starting grid of 146 entrants.
Michelin celebrated the return of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, with an exciting race which saw a great blend of speed, strategy and racecraft. The 11-turn, 2.258-mile circuit provided the first elevation changes and standard length race of the season of two hours, 40 minutes.