Nexen Tire Motorsports concluded its 2022 U.S. motorsports program which included top finishes by its teams in both Formula Drift, Championship Off-Road and Ultra4 Off-Road Racing. The tire manufacturer began the 2022 racing season with a goal to strengthen its competitive racing program by supplying several different racing endeavors with its products. In Formula Drift,
Michelin North America, Inc. has named Jason Anzalone director of motorsports, effective Aug. 1, 2022, succeeding Tony Ménard, who is returning to Michelin headquarters in France after three years in North America. Anzalone has served in several positions during his 11-year Michelin career, most recently as a strategic account director for Discount Tire and Tire
During a hot, sunny day at Watkins Glen International raceway, Orazio Mastracchio runs his hand along the coarse surface of a used racing slick–tires that for months, Pirelli has worked to make specifically for the Lamborghini Super Trofeo race that weekend. “After every race, we measure the tire. We scrape the [top layer of] rubber
Yokohama Tire has added a new motorsports tire to its lineup, the ADVAN A055. Yokohama says highlights of the A055 include: Maximum grip is achieved by an advanced motorsports compound that provides outstanding dry grip for extreme cornering, braking and acceleration on the track. Also, symmetric alternating twin grooves maximize the contact patch to increase dry
Nexen Tire Motorsports launched the kickoff of its 2022 U.S. motorsports program and its support to four drivers in Formula DRIFT. This year, Nexen Tire says it looks to strengthen its competitive racing program by supplying Nexen’s tires to podium-finishing drivers. Nexen says the 2022 Formula DRIFT season kicks off on the “Streets of Long
Technology, sustainability, and support for young talent are the three cornerstones of Pirelli’s 2022 motorsport campaign. This will be a particularly significant season for the Italian firm, which celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, having been originally founded on January 28, 1872. Mario Isola, Pirelli’s head of motorsport, commented: “This year’s motorsport season, which gets
Falken Tires will return to the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series as an official sponsor joining sister brand Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. The two brands will work together on a dual-branded activation at nine rounds of the exciting stadium and in-field racetrack series. Falken Tires and Dunlop Motorcycle tires are expanding their commitment together to
With a growing emphasis on the technological as well as aesthetic proximity to the road car product, the new P Zero Trans Am TA class tires will switch from the current 16-inch diameter to 18-inch, Pirelli says.
Hankook Track Solutions is intended for anyone who enjoys driving on the race track as well as for amateurs dreaming of becoming professional racing drivers, the company said.
Tony Ménard, a native of Le Mans, France, has served in several positions during his 30-year Michelin career, most recently as global business leader for the Michelin brand in the passenger-vehicle category.
Yokohama Tire announced it has formed a marketing and motorsports partnership with Subaru Motorsports USA this season.
Motorsport represents an essential part of the Italian firm’s research and development program, as an open-air testing laboratory.