Falken Enters ALMS - Tire Review Magazine

Falken Enters ALMS

Falken Tire Corp., based in Fontana, Calif., will be racing a Porsche RSR in the American Le Mans Series this year, in the GT2 class.

Team Falken will be focused on developing Azenis RT Slicks specifically for the rear engine Porsche 911 chassis. The company’s engineers will design dozens of new specification tires for the racing program, changing rubber compounds, construction, tread design (for rain tires) and tire sizing to optimize track performance, according to Falken.

Rod Everett, race engineer and owner of Landmark Motorsports, will manage Team Falken, along with crew chief Mike Fox, a veteran Porsche mechanic, and a dedicated group of seasoned racing technicians. Drivers Bryan Sellers and Dominic Cicero will perform the driving duties for Falken. Both drivers are active in driver training and coaching programs, Falken said. (Tire Review/Akron)

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