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Bridgestone Japan Selects Avery Dennison Maxdura for GT Racing

Avery Dennison Corporation (AVC) says Bridgestone Japan has selected the AD Maxdura Tire Tag to be used for Grand Touring (GT) racing car teams using its tires. AVC says a unique identifier can be assigned to each tire; information can be read automatically and used by the teams and the organizers to identify precisely which

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Hankook Tire, Formula E Partner on New iOn Race Tire Launch

As of next season, Hankook Tire will be the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship’s exclusive technical partner and tire supplier. At an event in the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Austria, Hankook officially presented its newly developed iOn race tires to guests and representatives of Formula E. Hankook says it developed the new tire in

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From Race to Road: How Pirelli Puts its Tire Technology to the Test

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

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Firestone Tires with Guayule Plant Rubber to Debut at Indy 500

Bridgestone introduced plans to debut Firestone Firehawk race tires made with guayule natural rubber grown and extracted at the company’s guayule R&D facilities in Arizona. Bridgestone says the guayule race tire, featuring a new green sidewall, will be introduced during the Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge. Bridgestone says it aims to commercialize the use of

Bridgestone Brings Potenza RE-71RS Tire to North America

Bridgestone says it expanded the company’s Potenza ultra-high performance tire line with the Potenza RE-71RS. Designed with track day, autocross and endurance racing drivers in mind, Bridgestone says the new Potenza RE-71RS tire delivers enhanced steering and grip, and extended wear life. Bridgestone says the Potenza RE-71RS is an average of 0.6 seconds faster per

NASCAR Rolls with ‘Goodyear 400’ for Throwback Weekend

Goodyear, the “Official Tire of NASCAR,” is renewing its entitlement sponsorship of the Goodyear 400, NASCAR’s official throwback weekend Cup Series race for 2022. Hosted on May 8 at Darlington Raceway – one of the Cup Series’ oldest active tracks – Goodyear says the Goodyear 400 celebrates the history of stock car racing and signifies

Yokohama to Develop Racing Tires Using Sustainable Materials

Yokohama Rubber announced that it will continue to supply its ADVAN racing tires as the control tire for the Japanese Super Formula Championship (Super Formula) for the next several years from 2023. Yokohama Rubber has served as Super Formula’s control tire supplier since 2016. By 2023, the company plans to supply racing tires made from

Milestar Team Wins at King of the Hammers Every Man Challenge

Milestar‘s team won at the 2022 Ultra4 Racing King of the Hammers – Every Man Challenge Modified Class. John Mathews of Off Track Motorsports took the win in his custom chassis Jeep Wrangler. Milestar says John, an off-road and desert racer, added his seventh podium finish in numerous off-road racing events across the country. He

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