Special delivery: a 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for Falken!

The first official test of the 2012 American Le Mans Series season sits just two weeks away as race teams prepare for another exhilarating race season. This week, Team Falken Tire took delivery of its 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR at Chicago O'Hare airport and transported the car south to Indianapolis, Ind., home of the team's race shop.


Why Indy car owners gave in to Bridgestone

It's not often that meetings among Indy car owners are chronicled. As luck would have it, however, there was a fly on the wall at the recent gathering to decide what to do in the wake of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC's decision to pull out of IndyCar racing.


Toyo adds 20-inch sizes to Proxes R888

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has introduced two, race compound 20-inch sizes for the Toyo Proxes R888, designed to fit the new Nissan GT-R, a limited production, Japanese supercar.


Goodyear to reduce Akron plant staffing

Following a ratification vote by members of the United Steelworkers Local 2 in Akron, Ohio, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will reduce staffing at its race tire production facility in "The Rubber City" by up to 120 positions.

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