Achilles Tires USA will return as a major sponsor of the Formula DRIFT Championship for an eighth season.
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is the official sponsor of the Street Outlaw drag racing category for the 2019 National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) season.
Hercules Tire and Rubber Co. has finalized another partnership with a prominent racing team owner. Will Rodgers and Rodgers Racing will begin competing on Hercules tires in March.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin building a race tire manufacturing plant in Akron, Ohio, in the summer of 2019. Production is set to begin in 2020 and will reach about 30,000 Firehawk tires every year.
There will be no interruption in the relationship between Pirelli & Cie SpA and the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Formula One World Championship for the next five years.
Hercules Tires has extended its partnership with Greg Wilson Racing and entered into a multi-year sponsorship agreement.
The calendar does not yet read January, but Michelin got a jump on the 2019 IMSA season, where the company will become the official tire of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with a highly successful Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore at Sebring.
Following an exciting inaugural year, Hankook Tire returns as the official sponsor and sole tire supplier for the 24H of COTA race alongside organizing partner CREVENTIC.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. and Flying Lizard Motorsports (FLM) return to the USAF 25 Hours of Thunderhill to attempt a fourth consecutive overall win. In addition, Toyo Tires is partnering with two additional teams, ShiftUp Now and Valkyrie Autosport, to demonstrate the quality and strength of Toyo products in endurance racing.
The 51st annual SCORE International Baja 1000 will once again throw everything it has at the racers, with rough whoops from San Matias to SF, lots of silt behind Cataviña, and some fast sections all along the beach section.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. annually sings the praises of its brands at the SEMA Show. That includes the Pirelli P Zero and Scorpion lines.
Demonstrating his off-road toughness as he has done all year long, Team Falken driver Dawson Allington, competing in just his first year of professional racing, took home first place in the 4600 Class at the ULTRA4 Nationals last weekend at the Prairie City SVRA, earning an entry into next February’s King of the Hammers competition.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen won an action-packed Pirelli United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 21, 2018, with the top three separated by less than three seconds and using three very different tire strategies.
Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two finish at the Japanese Grand Prix, stopping just once without losing the lead. Both Mercedes drivers adopted the same soft-medium tire strategy; however, there were different one-stop strategies from other drivers who finished in the top five.
After romping to a double victory in the last race of the VLN Endurance Championship, Falken Motorsports is now heading for the next highlight: The team of the Japanese tire manufacturer is the first customer team to provide a set of test tires for tests of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R on the Nürburgring race track.