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Toyo Tires Named the Official Tire of Bimmerfest Toyo Tires announces the launch of its Smooth It Over Sweepstakes Toyo Tires Renews Sponsorship of UFC for 2013 Falken's 2013 VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hours campaign Toyo Tires Continues Sponsorship of The Cadillac Challenge 2013 Toyo Tires Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks Nitto Tire returns to the King of the Hammers Formula DRIFT Champ Vaughn Gittin Jr. Joins Forces with Nitto Toyo Racers Captured Six Stage Wins and 13 Podiums at Dakar 2013 Michelin Challenge Design™ Announces 2014 Theme
Toyo Tires Named the Official Tire of Bimmerfest
Toyo Tires Named the Official Tire of Bimmerfest
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tires has been named the Official Tire of Bimmerfest for 2013. Considered the largest BMW enthusiast activity in North America, Bimmerfest consists of two events...

Toyo Tires announces the launch of its Smooth It Over Sweepstakes
Toyo Tires announces the launch of its Smooth It Over Sweepstakes
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces the launch of its Smooth It Over Sweepstakes which runs today through June 2. Toyo tires have always been designed to deliver a smooth ride on the road...

Toyo Tires Renews Sponsorship of UFC for 2013
Toyo Tires Renews Sponsorship of UFC for 2013
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have announced an extension on their partnership through 2013. ...

Falken's 2013 VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hours campaign
Falken's 2013 VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hours campaign
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Japanese tire maker blends proven driver line up, upgraded 997 and new tires for 2013 GT campaign...

Toyo Tires Continues Sponsorship of The Cadillac Challenge 2013
Toyo Tires Continues Sponsorship of The Cadillac Challenge 2013
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Cadillac Challenge for the 2013 race season. In addition to being the title sponsor, Toyo Tires, will award the winner of each event a set of Toyo Proxes R888 DOT competition tires...

Toyo Tires Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks
Toyo Tires Partners with Stadium SUPER Trucks
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp is proud to announce its partnership with Robby Gordon OFF-ROAD’s Stadium SUPER Trucks (SST), becoming the first tire manufacturer to sign for the 2013 inaugural season of thrilling, stadium-style off-road racing...

Nitto Tire returns to the King of the Hammers
Nitto Tire returns to the King of the Hammers
Written By: Nitto Tire

Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. Returns for Second Consecutive Year for King of the Hammers Off-Road Challenge and Sponsor of Six Teams Vying for 4x4 Championship....

Formula DRIFT Champ Vaughn Gittin Jr. Joins Forces with Nitto
Formula DRIFT Champ Vaughn Gittin Jr. Joins Forces with Nitto
Written By: Nitto Tire

Nitto Tire, a leading producer of high performance tires, has announced a new partnership with Formula DRIFT Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. ...

Toyo Racers Captured Six Stage Wins and 13 Podiums at Dakar 2013
Toyo Racers Captured Six Stage Wins and 13 Podiums at Dakar 2013
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tires racers captured six stage wins and a total of 13 podiums during the running of the 2013 Dakar which completed its final stage this past weekend. ...

Michelin Challenge Design™ Announces 2014 Theme
Michelin Challenge Design™ Announces 2014 Theme
Written By: Michelin North America

Driven/Undriven: The Duality of Tomorrow's Automobiles...

Goodyear Tires Outfit Top Vehicles at Auto Show
Goodyear Tires Outfit Top Vehicles at Auto Show
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is proud to supply original equipment tires to some of the vehicles being showered with top new vehicle awards....

Cameron Steele victorious on Geolandar A/T-S® R tires
Cameron Steele victorious on Geolandar A/T-S® R tires
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation and the Desert Assassins’ quest to be the first-time recipient of the recently-created World Championship of Desert Racing...

Toyo Tires Wins First Three Stages the 2013 Dakar
Toyo Tires Wins First Three Stages the 2013 Dakar
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tires equipped vehicles are scoring immediate victories in the world’s toughest endurance race, the 2013 Dakar rally...

Nitto Tire Reaches 2.5M Facebook Fans
Nitto Tire Reaches 2.5M Facebook Fans
Written By: Nitto Tire

Becomes #1 Japanese Automotive Brand on Social Network...

Michelin introduces the Pilot Sport A/S 3
Michelin introduces the Pilot Sport A/S 3
Written By: Michelin North America

The MICHELIN Pilot Sport A/S 3 tire distinguishes itself in the ultra-high performance all-season tire market because of the Michelin technology it bears...

Toyo Tires and Robby Gordon Take on the legendary Dakar Rally
Toyo Tires and Robby Gordon Take on the legendary Dakar Rally
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tires and Robby Gordon are teaming up once again to take on the legendary Dakar Rally in January. ...

Goodyear Survey Indicates Drivers May Not Be Prepared This Winter
Goodyear Survey Indicates Drivers May Not Be Prepared This Winter
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Drivers who don’t prepare properly for winter driving can create fear for others...

Nitto release the NT90W just in time for winter driving season
Nitto release the NT90W just in time for winter driving season
Written By: Nitto Tire

Nitto is pleased to announce the NT90W, our newest dedicated studless winter tire to be added to our diverse product line-up...

Launching the new Falken Ziex STZ05
Launching the new Falken Ziex STZ05
Written By: Falken Tire

Falken Tire, a leader in high performance tires for cars and trucks, will introduce the latest generation of its popular all-season performance tire ...

Toyo Tires Offers VIP Treatment 25-Hours of Thunderhill
Toyo Tires Offers VIP Treatment 25-Hours of Thunderhill
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tires will offer VIP treatment this year for competitors racing in the 25-Hours of Thunderhill exclusively on Toyo Proxes RR DOT competition tires ...

Goodyear Provides Timely Advice for Wet-Weather Driving
Goodyear Provides Timely Advice for Wet-Weather Driving
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

One of the biggest challenges for motorists is driving in constantly changing weather conditions ...

P Zero technology delivers power and control to McLaren MP4-12C
P Zero technology delivers power and control to McLaren MP4-12C
Written By: Pirelli Tire

As McLaren’s sole tire supplier and technical partner, Pirelli has developed bespoke versions of the P Zero and P Zero Corsa ...

Falken Tire Europe to supply Volkswagen Polo with winter tires.
Falken Tire Europe to supply Volkswagen Polo with winter tires.
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Specific version of new HS449 winter tire developed in record time to offer improved safety in cold weather driving....

Ford’s Most Powerful Mustang to Ride on Goodyear Eagles
Ford’s Most Powerful Mustang to Ride on Goodyear Eagles
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Ford Motor Company made a long list of improvements to its newest rendition of the iconic Shelby GT500 ...

Yokohama to participate in Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit at Sonoma Raceway
Yokohama to participate in Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit at Sonoma Raceway
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

For the second year, Yokohama Tire Corporation will participate in Sonoma Raceway’s Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit ...

Continental Tire Launches the PureContact™
Continental Tire Launches the PureContact™
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC has introduced the company’s newest luxury performance all-season replacement tire to dealer shelves, the PureContact...

Dunlop teams up with GreenGT to develop tires for hydrogen-powered race car
Dunlop teams up with GreenGT to develop tires for hydrogen-powered race car
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Dunlop Motorsport has announced it will develop tires for a revolutionary new car, the GreenGT H2, which holds the potential to reshape the future of motorsport power...

Dunlop celebrates success at ALMS Road America
Dunlop celebrates success at ALMS Road America
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Dunlop tires celebrated success at the highly-competitive American Le Mans Series (ALMS), as the series travelled to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis...

Falken’s new Eurowinter HS449 winter tire
Falken’s new Eurowinter HS449 winter tire
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

UK deliveries from September in time for start of cold weather...

Fumio Nutahara wins Race to the Clouds EV class on ADVAN A048 tires
Fumio Nutahara wins Race to the Clouds EV class on ADVAN A048 tires
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Rubber Company-Sponsored Electric Vehicle Breaks World Record at Pikes Peak Race for the Third Consecutive Year...

Nitto Tire sponsored driver Nick Nelson takes the crown at Glen Helen!!!
Nitto Tire sponsored driver Nick Nelson takes the crown at Glen Helen!!!
Written By: Nitto Tire

Nick Nelson navigated his 4x4 to the top of the heap to win from behind at last week’s 4 Wheel Parts Ultra 4 Glen Helen Grand Prix...

Goodyear 'Control Freak' Video Combines Product Performance, Entertainment
Goodyear 'Control Freak' Video Combines Product Performance, Entertainment
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

A combination of a high-performance automobile, a professional stunt driver, lots of video cameras and Goodyear’s new Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season ...

Goodyear Discovers Soybean Oil Can Reduce Use of Petroleum in Tires
Goodyear Discovers Soybean Oil Can Reduce Use of Petroleum in Tires
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a development that could help consumers and the environment by reducing the amount of petroleum-based oil used in tires, while at the same time, extending tread life. Goodyear researchers at the company’s Innovation Center here have found in their ...

Apollo Vredestein produces tire with European natural rubber
Apollo Vredestein produces tire with European natural rubber
Written By: Apollo Vredestein

Russian dandelion and Guayule offer possible solutions for natural rubber shortage...

Michelin stand at Goodwood to feature Gumpert Apollo S and the Koenigsegg Agera R
Michelin stand at Goodwood to feature Gumpert Apollo S and the Koenigsegg Agera R
Written By: Michelin

As sponsor of this year’s Supercar Run and Supercar Paddock, Michelin is set to help the festival really burn rubber ...

Falken’s launches new flagship AZENIS FK453 high performance tire
Falken’s launches new flagship AZENIS FK453 high performance tire
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

All new FK453 delivers improved grip and lower noise levels as well as a ‘Y’ speed rating option...

Continental Tire's Newest Race Compound Have Strong Debut at New Jersey
Continental Tire's Newest Race Compound Have Strong Debut at New Jersey
Written By: Continental USA

Mid-70 degree temperatures made for near-perfect race conditions at New Jersey Motorsports Park...

Dunlop and BMW Extend Podium Streak at Laguna Seca
Dunlop and BMW Extend Podium Streak at Laguna Seca
Written By: Dunlop Tires

BMW Team RLL finish third and fourth in ALMS GT class, earn third consecutive podium finish...

Goodyear to Receive Manny Award for Zero Waste to Landfill Program
Goodyear to Receive Manny Award for Zero Waste to Landfill Program
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will receive a 2012 Manny Award in the “Green Initiative” category from Inside Business...

Falken Motorsports confirms drivers for 2012 N24 Porsche campaign
Falken Motorsports confirms drivers for 2012 N24 Porsche campaign
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Drivers for both Falken-equipped Porsches confirmed for this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hour Race. ...

Apollo Vredestein researches alternatives to natural rubber
Apollo Vredestein researches alternatives to natural rubber
Written By: Apollo Vredestein

Russian dandelion and guayule possible solutions to natural rubber shortage...

Torrential Rain? No Problem, Continental Tires Perform Great at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Torrential Rain? No Problem, Continental Tires Perform Great at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire brought their newest dry compound to Homestead-Miami hoping to get some race laps in while Mother Nature had other ideas...

Porsche HARIBO Racing team switches to FALKEN tires for VLN and 24 hour races
Porsche HARIBO Racing team switches to FALKEN tires for VLN and 24 hour races
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Consistent pace over varying conditions leads successful Porsche race team to change to Falken...

Yokohama Tire Cameron Steele Wins Pro Buggy Class at Lucas Oil Race
Yokohama Tire Cameron Steele Wins Pro Buggy Class at Lucas Oil Race
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Veteran off-roader takes first on off-the-shelf Geolandar A/T-S+® tires...

Continental Tire Named Exclusive Provider For GRAND-AM Sportsman Showcase
Continental Tire Named Exclusive Provider For GRAND-AM Sportsman Showcase
Written By: Continental USA

GRAND-AM Road Racing’s newest division – the Sportsman Showcase – took another step forward today with the announcement that Continental Tire ...

Dunlop Double-Stint Earns BMW a Long Beach Podium
Dunlop Double-Stint Earns BMW a Long Beach Podium
Written By: Dunlop Tires

For the second round of the 2012 American Le Mans Series (ALMS), BMW Team RLL once again used tire strategy to regain its race position, earning a second-place GT class finish ...

Continental Tire Tips To Save Money and Arrive Safely This Summer
Continental Tire Tips To Save Money and Arrive Safely This Summer
Written By: Continental USA

Under inflated tires cause U.S. drivers to waste 1.2 billion gallons of fuel annually, use Continental Tire's tips to help save 12 cents a gallon at the pump....

Vredestein Ultrac Vorti the ultimate high perfromance tire
Vredestein Ultrac Vorti the ultimate high perfromance tire
Written By: Apollo Vredestein

Thanks to the modern design from Italian company Giugiaro, the Ultrac Vorti has a very sporty and distinctive appearance...

Tire Management Key to Winning at Barber
Tire Management Key to Winning at Barber
Written By: Continental USA

Barber Motorsports Park is notorious for being tough on tires across many series. A combination of the track configuration coupled with the track surface and number of tire sets ...

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American Gymkhana star Ken Block tests Pirelli’s latest studded competition tire
American Gymkhana star Ken Block tests Pirelli’s latest studded competition tire
Written By: Pirelli Tire

One of the world’s most famous drivers, known all over the globe for his extreme and spectacular style, a snowy stage in Igora Park...

Dunlop Starts 2012 ALMS Season with Triple Victory in Sebring
Dunlop Starts 2012 ALMS Season with Triple Victory in Sebring
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Dunlop tires kicked off the 2012 American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season with impressive results, taking home victories in all three open-competition classes....

Goodyear Spring Tire Engineered to Withstand the Harshest Environments
Goodyear Spring Tire Engineered to Withstand the Harshest Environments
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Spring Tire, which was co-developed by The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), represents a future tire concept...

Michelin Pilot Super Sport selected for the new F12Berlinetta
Michelin Pilot Super Sport selected for the new F12Berlinetta
Written By: Michelin

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport, the world’s fastest series-produced tire on the track, will be fitted on the brand new F12berlinetta, the most powerful Ferrari ever....

Dunlop launches race tire the New Sport Maxx Race
Dunlop launches race tire the New Sport Maxx Race
Written By: Dunlop Tires

New Sport Maxx Race delivers on over 100 years of road and racing heritage...

Video - Goodyear self-inflating tire system helps reduce fuel consumption
Video - Goodyear self-inflating tire system helps reduce fuel consumption
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The days of checking tire pressure could be a thing of the past thanks to an innovation from Goodyear, which will be publicly demonstrated for the first time at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show...

Goodyear Tires Becoming More Intelligent
Goodyear Tires Becoming More Intelligent
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Goodyear Dunlop will show the future of tire technologies at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show: including tires becoming more and more intelligent with the use of electronics embedded into the tire...

Yokohama 2012 Motorsports Program Revs Up
Yokohama 2012 Motorsports Program Revs Up
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Tire maker teams up with a new partner in the ALMS GT Class and continues campaigns in ‘green racing’ with orange-oil infused tires in the GTC and GT3 Challenge series, plus off-road racing...

Yokohama partners with Alex Job Racing and Lotus in 2012 ALMS GT Class
Yokohama partners with Alex Job Racing and Lotus in 2012 ALMS GT Class
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is teaming up with Alex Job Racing (AJR) to campaign a Lotus Evora in the American Le Mans Series ...

Chopard Porsche Switches to Dunlop Tires in 2012
Chopard Porsche Switches to Dunlop Tires in 2012
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Paul Miller Racing enters ALMS season with new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and Dunlop tires...

Continental Tires Have Excellent Showing at 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona
Continental Tires Have Excellent Showing at 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona
Written By: Continental USA

The anticipation of the 50th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona was at a fever pitch and Continental Tire was there for all 140 teams through rain tires, slicks and even a triple stint by one DP team...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New All-Season AVID ENVigor ZPS
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New All-Season AVID ENVigor ZPS
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation set a new standard for premium all-season tires with its AVID ENVigor®. Now, the benchmark tire, which has been dubbed the “best Grand Performance Tire”, comes with Yokohama’s unique runflat technology...

Video - New BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 next level control, next level fun
Video - New BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 next level control, next level fun
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Designed to offer drivers the next level in control and the next level in fun, BFGoodrich® Tires introduces the g-Force™ Sport COMP-2™, the newest tire in BFGoodrich Tires’ ultra-high performance tire line up...

Ride Along With Continental Tire at the 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona
Ride Along With Continental Tire at the 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona
Written By: Continental USA

Fans can follow Continental Tire for updates, conversation and unique content throughout the upcoming race weekend on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube....

Falken Azenis FK453CC engineered to meet the demands of performance SUV's
Falken Azenis FK453CC engineered to meet the demands of performance SUV's
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Falken’s Azenis FK453CC’s innovative construction and novel tread pattern offers better high speed stability, feel and lower noise levels for performance SUVs ...

Yokohama Tire-Sponsored Off-Road Racer Heidi Steele Clinches Another Class 6 SCORE Championship
Yokohama Tire-Sponsored Off-Road Racer Heidi Steele Clinches Another Class 6 SCORE Championship
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Quite a week for Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored off-road racer Heidi Steele at the 44th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Mexico...

Goodyear Blimp Gondola Goes to Smithsonian
Goodyear Blimp Gondola Goes to Smithsonian
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is making another significant gift to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tuesday - the second in two years - with the donation of the Goodyear blimp gondola, or car C-49....

Yokohama Tire Corporation Introduces New Interactive Glass Windows at LA Auto Show
Yokohama Tire Corporation Introduces New Interactive Glass Windows at LA Auto Show
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Ever wonder how under-inflation or over-inflation affects a tire exactly? Or how misalignment can cause a tire to wear prematurely? ...

Goodyear Allows Fans to 'Take Control' of the Blimp
Goodyear Allows Fans to 'Take Control' of the Blimp
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

For years, sports fans have acknowledged the significance of a big sporting event by the presence of the Goodyear Blimp flying overhead and providing aerial television coverage...

An all Michelin podium at Road Atlanta, and plenty more reason to be satisfied!
An all Michelin podium at Road Atlanta, and plenty more reason to be satisfied!
Written By: Michelin

This past weekend’s visit to Road Atlanta (Georgia, USA) for the 2011 Petit Le Mans (Saturday, October 1) proved exceptionally successful for Michelin on a number of counts...

Yokohama Orange Oil Tire Technology Now on Display at the Museum of Science, Boston
Yokohama Orange Oil Tire Technology Now on Display at the Museum of Science, Boston
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Exhibit spotlights BluEarth-1™, Yokohama’s orange oil-infused tire that reduces petroleum use in tire manufacturing...

Michelin teams with innovative DeltaWing for 2012 running of 24 hours of Le Mans
Michelin teams with innovative DeltaWing for 2012 running of 24 hours of Le Mans
Written By: Michelin North America

Michelin, the world’s leading tire manufacturer, announced today it will be the first major technical partner to support the radical Project 56 DeltaWing prototype car ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Opens Ride & Drive Program to Enthusiasts
Yokohama Tire Corporation Opens Ride & Drive Program to Enthusiasts
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation annually offers experiential ride and drive training programs across the country for dealers. Now, the Fullerton, ...

Dalziel and Potoliccio Break Through to Win at Mid-Ohio on Continental Tires
Dalziel and Potoliccio Break Through to Win at Mid-Ohio on Continental Tires
Written By: Continental USA

Champions crowned as 2011 GRAND-AM Season closes with exciting finale...

Continental Tire Kicks-Off New GPS Promotion
Continental Tire Kicks-Off New GPS Promotion
Written By: Continental USA

Magellan® Roadmate® 2035 free with purchase of four Continental tires totaling $499 or more...

Toyo Tires Launches the Ultimate Ride Sweepstakes
Toyo Tires Launches the Ultimate Ride Sweepstakes
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces the company's largest promotion ever, the Ultimate Ride Sweepstakes. Running now through January 2, 2012, the 17-week Ultimate Ride Sweepstakes will award one winner a set of Toyo tires ...

Nitto Tire and Matt Powers Place Third at FormulaDRIFT Las Vegas
Nitto Tire and Matt Powers Place Third at FormulaDRIFT Las Vegas
Written By: Nitto Tire

Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., a leading developer of performance tires for racing and sponsored driver Matt Powers finished third, driving the Need for Speed Nitto Tire Nissan S14 at FormulaDRIFT Las Vegas...

Dunlop Sweeps LMP1 Podium in Baltimore
Dunlop Sweeps LMP1 Podium in Baltimore
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Dunlop-equipped cars take first, second and third during the American Le Mans Series’ inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix...

Video - Dunlop Reveals Recipe for a Winning Race Tire
Video - Dunlop Reveals Recipe for a Winning Race Tire
Written By: Dunlop Tires

Continuous testing and development are key ingredients to tiremaker’s ALMS success...

Yokohama Orange Oil Tire Technology at the Museum of Science in Boston
Yokohama Orange Oil Tire Technology at the Museum of Science in Boston
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Two-year exhibit starts in fall 2011 and will feature BluEarth-1™, Yokohama’s next generation eco-friendly tire that utilizes oil from orange peels to reduce use of petroleum...

The ContiTireRace 2 hits iPhones, iPads and Continental Tire website this summer
The ContiTireRace 2 hits iPhones, iPads and Continental Tire website this summer
Written By: Continental USA

A sequel to the popular ContiTireRace online game, the ContiTireRace 2 will be available this summer on www.continentaltire.com, on Continental's Facebook page...

A Lap of Watkins Glen International on Continental Tires  with Mark Wilkins
A Lap of Watkins Glen International on Continental Tires with Mark Wilkins
Written By: Continental USA

Mark Wilkins has scored a Rolex Sports Car Series win and a pole position at Watkins Glen International, both on the ultra-high speed 2.45-mile "short" course that the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series ...

New Goodyear Innovation Could Make Tire Pumps Obsolete
New Goodyear Innovation Could Make Tire Pumps Obsolete
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The days of manually adding air to under-inflated tires could be a distant memory thanks to a new innovation under development in laboratories at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company....

Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Off-Roader Cameron Steele Wins Lucas Oil Race
Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Off-Roader Cameron Steele Wins Lucas Oil Race
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation collected two first-place victories in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) event, August 7 at Glen Helen Raceway near San Bernardino, California. ...

Aston Martin Cygnet enters the ECO-Rally
Aston Martin Cygnet enters the ECO-Rally
Written By: Aston Martin

Bridgestone Eco-Rally this weekend. In the marquee's debut appearance at the event, the Cygnets will cement their place as the ultimate city cars, a tailor-fit solution for urban driving. ...

Continental Tire and Ranier Zietlow smash the world record of fastest journey
Continental Tire and Ranier Zietlow smash the world record of fastest journey
Written By: Continental USA

An elated but exhausted Challenge4 team led by Rainer Zietlow zipped through Alaska July 13 on their Continental Cross Contact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology tires and entered Deadhorse early July 14 - the end of the Pan-American Highway. ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation 2011 Grassroots Program Rolls On
Yokohama Tire Corporation 2011 Grassroots Program Rolls On
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation has expanded its nationwide grassroots consumer programs in 2011 by participating in 18 car shows and car club events, including the upcoming Z1 Nationals...

2011 British Grand Prix - Pirelli confirms initial tire compound choice
2011 British Grand Prix - Pirelli confirms initial tire compound choice
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Just like Pirelli’s home race in Monza, Silverstone is one of the iconic circuits on this year’s grand prix calendar, famed for its long straights and fast corners. This year, the British track has a slightly new look to it...

FALKEN shod 910bhp Suzuki sets new Pikes Peak course record
FALKEN shod 910bhp Suzuki sets new Pikes Peak course record
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

For the first time in the 89-year history of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb the “Race to the Clouds” course has been completed in under ten minutes. Record breaker Nobuhiro Tajima sped ...

Continental Tire takes on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge
Continental Tire takes on the TDI-Panamericana Endurance Challenge
Written By: Continental USA

The much anticipated TDI-Panamericana tour will begin this Friday, Rainer Zietlow and his team are ready to embark on the ultimate journey - a two-week voyage from Ushuaia, Argentina, to Deadhorse, Alaska...

Goodyear Re-Teams with Disney and Pixar to Support the Release of Cars 2
Goodyear Re-Teams with Disney and Pixar to Support the Release of Cars 2
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced the details of its promotion of Disney and Pixar's high-octane animated comedy adventure "Cars 2," which opens in theaters nationwide on June 24, 2011. ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Launches All New ‘Customer First’ Web Site
Yokohama Tire Corporation Launches All New ‘Customer First’ Web Site
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation has announced the official launch of its all-new, user-centric Web site at www.yokohamatire.com designed to put customers first and their needs, according to Theresa Palang...

2011 Canadian Grand Prix Pirelli’s PZero Red Supersoft back in action
2011 Canadian Grand Prix Pirelli’s PZero Red Supersoft back in action
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Pirelli’s new supersoft tire made a thrilling debut in Monaco and now the same two nominations return for the Canadian Grand Prix: the PZero Red supersoft tire and the harder PZero Yellow tire....

Vettel claims Monaco victory after thrilling three-way fight
Vettel claims Monaco victory after thrilling three-way fight
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Tire strategy was at the forefront of the action at the Monaco Grand Prix, with a three-way fight between Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing), Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) and Jenson Button (McLaren), who were separated by less than a second with only 15 laps to go...

Pirelli PZero Red takes to the streets of Monaco
Pirelli PZero Red takes to the streets of Monaco
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Pirelli’s new PZero Red supersoft tires made their debut at the Monaco Grand Prix circuit today with two free practice sessions around the tight and twisty confines of the 3.340-kilometre circuit....

2011 Monaco Grand Prix Pirelli’s new supersoft to make its mark on the Principality
2011 Monaco Grand Prix Pirelli’s new supersoft to make its mark on the Principality
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Pirelli heads immediately from one of the quicker tracks seen on the calendar to the very slowest, but at the same time definitely the most glamorous: Monaco. The tight and twisty confines of the Principality are ideal territory for Pirelli’s PZero Red supersoft tire...

BFGoodrich® Tires Announces First-Ever Contingency Program with NASA
BFGoodrich® Tires Announces First-Ever Contingency Program with NASA
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

BFGoodrich® Tires announced today an official contingency program in the growing National Auto Sport Association (NASA) road racing series, continuing its commitment to improving the motorsports experience. ...

Video - General Tire G-MAX AS-03
Video - General Tire G-MAX AS-03
Written By: General Tire

The G-MAX AS-03 is an all season tire with strong, balanced performance capabilities in dry, wet and light snow conditions. ...

Audi DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires
Audi DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires
Written By: AUDI AG

While Audi produced the fifth million A4 several days ago, the new season begins for its victorious brother in racing. At Hockenheim on May 1 the A4 DTM rolls to the grid with proven technology, but with new tires. ...

FALKEN Motorsports announces strong driver line up for 2011 VLN championship and Nurburgring 24 Hour
FALKEN Motorsports announces strong driver line up for 2011 VLN championship and Nurburgring 24 Hour
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

The FALKEN Motorsports Team has announced its team line up for the first VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hour races. Driving FALKEN’s new Porsche 997 GT3 R made it race debut the first weekend of April, ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Wins Silver ADDY ® Award for iPad App
Yokohama Tire Corporation Wins Silver ADDY ® Award for iPad App
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

The Yokohama Tire Explorer iPad app – published on iTunes in March – captured a Silver ADDY ® Award in the Mobile Marketing category at the recent Los Angeles area ...

Born from Endurance racing, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire is now available
Born from Endurance racing, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tire is now available
Written By: Michelin North America

Imagine the exhilaration of driving the best performing street tire in the world. Now, imagine that performance fitted on your vehicle. Today, Michelin brings that performance to the marketplace with the launch of the highly anticipated MICHELIN® Pilot® Super Sport ultra-high performance tire...

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces Three New Ultra High Performance Tires
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces Three New Ultra High Performance Tires
Written By: Bridgestone Americas, Inc

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) is proud to announce the launch of three new ultra high performance tires to its Potenza family of tires....

Thrilling racing at Pirelli’s debut in Australia
Thrilling racing at Pirelli’s debut in Australia
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Pirelli’s first race of its three-year agreement to supply Formula One has provided close competition, two to three pit stops per car, and a total race time that was three minutes quicker than last year underlining the performance of the PZero tires....

Pirelli and Vettel set fastest ever lap of Melbourne
Pirelli and Vettel set fastest ever lap of Melbourne
Written By: Pirelli Tire

With a lap time of 1m23.529s after his debut qualifying session on Pirelli PZero tires, Red Bull’s reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel set the fastest lap that has ever been seen in the 15-year history of the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne. ...

Pirelli shows its colors heading to Australia
Pirelli shows its colors heading to Australia
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Italian firm Pirelli, embarking on the first season of a three-year agreement to supply Formula One with tires, has revealed the colors that will be used to distinguish the six different types of tire that will be used throughout the season....

General Tire product application for iPhones and iPads available on iTunes
General Tire product application for iPhones and iPads available on iTunes
Written By: General Tire

New app allows customers to access General product information, Team GT race videos and photos and a dealer locator on their mobile devices...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 2011 Motorsports Program Gears Up
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 2011 Motorsports Program Gears Up
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Tire maker continues with teams in off-road and ALMS, plus “eco-racing’ in the GT3 Challenge and GTC series...

Toyo Tires® Announces 2011 Contingency Programs for Motorsports
Toyo Tires® Announces 2011 Contingency Programs for Motorsports
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

True to the heritage of Toyo Tires®, the company announced today it will support motorsports competitors across the country through contingency programs. Amateur racers in a variety of disciplines such as autocross, Time Attack, road racing and desert off-road racing ...

Falken Tire 2011 Porsche Cayman Giveaway
Falken Tire 2011 Porsche Cayman Giveaway
Written By: Falken Tire

Falken Tire Corporation is giving away a brand new 2011 Porsche Cayman in appreciation of our fans! "Like Us" on our Facebook fan page and enter into the sweepstakes here: ...

Continental Tire Dream Giveaway to give away two spectacular Porsches to benefit charity
Continental Tire Dream Giveaway to give away two spectacular Porsches to benefit charity
Written By: Continental USA

The 2011 Continental Tire Dream Giveaway, a fundraising event sponsored by WorldCause Foundation, kicked off on March 1, 2011, providing an opportunity for people to help seriously ill children while also entering to win a one-of-a-kind 2011 Hurley Haywood Edition Porsche GT3 and a 2011 Porsche Caye...

Falken tire launches the AZENIS PT722 A/S, the company’s premium performance touring tire
Falken tire launches the AZENIS PT722 A/S, the company’s premium performance touring tire
Written By: Falken Tire

Falken Tire, known for its innovative product, competitive nature and technological developments, is setting the stage for a new category in ultra high performance tires. The introduction of the AZENIS PT722 A/S, premium performance touring tire is specifically targeted at consumers looking for a s...

FALKEN Motorsports announces 2011 Nurburgring schedule
FALKEN Motorsports announces 2011 Nurburgring schedule
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

The FALKEN Motorsports Team has confirmed that its 2011 campaign will comprise five racing events at the Nurburgring. Using the firm’s new "company car" – a Porsche 911 GT3 R, the team’s season will kick off at the beginning of April at the first of the VLN long distance races....

General Tire kicks off the highly anticipated Miss Mint 400 competition
General Tire kicks off the highly anticipated Miss Mint 400 competition
Written By: General Tire

The General Tire Miss Mint 400 competition is back for its 3rd consecutive year. General Tire is turning up the heat for the 2011 Mint 400 race by kicking off the event with the Miss Mint 400 competition which started on Feb 28, 2011. ...

Goodyear introduces Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 ultra-high performance tire
Goodyear introduces Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 ultra-high performance tire
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is announcing the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 with revolutionary ActiveBraking Technology, which incorporates race-derived technologies for precise handling on both dry and wet roads. The ultra-high performance (UHP) tire will be available in North America in June....

Record Breaking Day As Continental Debuts at Daytona
Record Breaking Day As Continental Debuts at Daytona
Written By: Continental USA

The statisticians were as busy as the drivers at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday after four different track records were established in the opening qualifying sessions of the 2011 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season. The day marked the first o...

Continental Debuts New Tire for the GRAND-AM Rolex Series during 24 at Daytona Race
Continental Debuts New Tire for the GRAND-AM Rolex Series during 24 at Daytona Race
Written By: Continental USA

GRAND-AM 24 at Daytona race begins Continental Tire’s expanded commitment to GRAND-AM Road Racing as it becomes the official tire of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. The new official series status complements our previously announced in 2010 title sponsorship of the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sp...

Continental releases dynamic new GRAND-AM commercial during the 24 at Daytona race
Continental releases dynamic new GRAND-AM commercial during the 24 at Daytona race
Written By: Continental USA

Continental, the Official Tire of GRAND-AM Road Racing, will air an exciting new commercial during SPEED’s live coverage of the much anticipated Rolex 24 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 27 through 30. ...

Video - Shaun White Teams with BFGoodrich Tires
Video - Shaun White Teams with BFGoodrich Tires
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Professional Athlete Shaun White has accomplished much in his storied career in action sports – he’s a two-time Olympic Gold medal winner, the most decorated athlete in Winter X Games history with 15 medals, a four-time medal winner at Summer X Games and a nine-time ESPY award winner. ...

Falken Motorsport selects Porsche 911 GT3 R for 2011 Nurburgring  24 hour assault
Falken Motorsport selects Porsche 911 GT3 R for 2011 Nurburgring 24 hour assault
Written By: Falken Tire Europe

Long time participant in the Nürburgring 24 Hour race, FALKEN Motorsport Team, has signaled its intent for this year’s event (June 25th-26th) with the decision to run a highly competitive GT3 R specification Porsche 911....

BFGoodrich Tires Named ‘Official Street Tire’ of SCCA, Presenting Partner of Multi-Event ‘Super Tour
BFGoodrich Tires Named ‘Official Street Tire’ of SCCA, Presenting Partner of Multi-Event ‘Super Tour
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

BFGoodrich® Tires takes the green flag as 2011 begins with a multi-faceted partnership with Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), the premier amateur racing organization in the U.S. With this partnership, BFGoodrich Tires is named the “Official Street Tire” of the SCCA and is presenting the prestigiou...

Toyo Tires gets you closer to the action of the 2011 Dakar
Toyo Tires gets you closer to the action of the 2011 Dakar
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

It's time for the 2011 Dakar, the craziest, most dangerous off-road rally in the world. And once again, Toyo Tires is covering it all from the cab of an H3...

Continental Tires Race on the iPhone
Continental Tires Race on the iPhone
Written By: Continental USA

With the ContiTireRace, the first tire race can now be run on the iPhone. The free app can be found in the iTunes Store....

Team General Tire take the podium at the close of the 2010 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series
Team General Tire take the podium at the close of the 2010 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series
Written By: General Tire

Team General Tire's Carl Renezeder and Robby Woods take the podium at the close of the 2010 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series...

Continental's ExtremeContact™ DW rated number one max performance summer tire by Tire Rack
Continental's ExtremeContact™ DW rated number one max performance summer tire by Tire Rack
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire's ExtremeContact DW earned the number one spot on Tire Rack's independent testing report of max performance summer...

25 Hours of Thunderhill Teams Choose Ultimate Grip and Performance with BFGoodrich® Tires
25 Hours of Thunderhill Teams Choose Ultimate Grip and Performance with BFGoodrich® Tires
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Gas-electric hybrid technology. A battle of the B-cars. The ultimate test of engineering. A battle of production-based racing machine...

Video - MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport - The Essence of High Performance
Video - MICHELIN Pilot Super Sport - The Essence of High Performance
Written By: Michelin North America

Designed for the sportiest series-produced cars as well as for vehicles specially tuned for ultra-high performance...

BFGoodrichTires Wins 43rd Annual SCORE Baja 1000 70th Overall Four-Wheel SCORE Desert Race Title
BFGoodrichTires Wins 43rd Annual SCORE Baja 1000 70th Overall Four-Wheel SCORE Desert Race Title
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Vildosola Racing becomes first Mexican national team to win overall SCORE Baja 1000 BFGoodrich® Tires Takes Victory in 17 SCORE Baja 1000 Classes ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation to Launch Interactive iPad App at LA Auto Show
Yokohama Tire Corporation to Launch Interactive iPad App at LA Auto Show
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is going digital at the LA Auto Show, November 19-28 at the LA Convention Center...

Continental wins 'Best New Product' at SEMA for ProContact with EcoPlus Technology Tire
Continental wins 'Best New Product' at SEMA for ProContact with EcoPlus Technology Tire
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire's ground-breaking ProContact™ with EcoPlus Technology tire was awarded "Best New Product" at the 2010 Special Equipment ...

New BFGoodrich ® Winter Slalom ® KSI Tire Gets Grip on Winter Driving Challenges
New BFGoodrich ® Winter Slalom ® KSI Tire Gets Grip on Winter Driving Challenges
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Three-season BFGoodrich Tires attributes extended to season four...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces  Six New ADVAN ® Sizes: Three Each for the Neova ® AD08 and S.4
Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Six New ADVAN ® Sizes: Three Each for the Neova ® AD08 and S.4
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

With the additional three sizes, the AD08, nicknamed “the fastest street tire,” is now available in 35 sizes...

SCCA Competitors on BFGoodrich ® Tires Fight for Chance to Race 2010 SCORE Baja 1000
SCCA Competitors on BFGoodrich ® Tires Fight for Chance to Race 2010 SCORE Baja 1000
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

BFGoodrich Tires’ National Runoffs Champions to earn seats in Wide Open Excursion ‘Baja Challenge’ race car for 43rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000...

Travis Pastrana sets fastest time in automobile up notorious Mt. Washington Auto Road
Travis Pastrana sets fastest time in automobile up notorious Mt. Washington Auto Road
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

Pastrana Ascends 6,288-Foot Peak Driving Subaru Rally Car Besting 100 Years of Previous Attempts...

Yokohama's Third ‘Tire Tips’ Educational Video Focuses on How to Choose a Truck/SUV Tire
Yokohama's Third ‘Tire Tips’ Educational Video Focuses on How to Choose a Truck/SUV Tire
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Latest segment features off-road racing champions Cameron and Heidi Steele and is posted on the company’s Website and YouTube...

BFGoodrich Tires Bringing Total Domination Spirit to Inaugural RallyCar US Rallycross Championship
BFGoodrich Tires Bringing Total Domination Spirit to Inaugural RallyCar US Rallycross Championship
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

The heart pounding, high-flying, side-by-side action known as Rallycross is ready for its inaugural debut this coming weekend and BFGoodrich...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New AVID ® ENVigor ™ Ties for First Place at Tire Rack Testing Event
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New AVID ® ENVigor ™ Ties for First Place at Tire Rack Testing Event
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s all-new AVID ® ENVigor ™, tied for first place in Tire Rack’s recent high-performance tire testing event....

Chris Rado to Debut New Scion tC at Redline Time Attack in Sebring
Chris Rado to Debut New Scion tC at Redline Time Attack in Sebring
Written By: Continental USA

Veteran racer Chris Rado of WORLD Racing is poised to debut his latest and greatest Scion tC at the exhilarating Redline Time Attack Serie...

Yokohama Tire Corporation to Display Award-Winning, Sustainable Living Wall at Pebble Beach Concours
Yokohama Tire Corporation to Display Award-Winning, Sustainable Living Wall at Pebble Beach Concours
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is going green again, this time at the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Yokohama will feature a “living wall,” ...

Video - Yokohama Tire Corporation Releases Second Educational Video
Video - Yokohama Tire Corporation Releases Second Educational Video
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

New “Yokohama Tire Tips” segment focuses on 'how to read the sidewall of a tire' and is again hosted by off-road racing champion Cameron Steele....

Continental & TECHART developed performance tire
Continental & TECHART developed performance tire
Written By: TECHART

In a close cooperation with TECHART Automobildesign, Continental developed a performance tire, which is specially designed for sport driven use...

New Passat CC Equipped Exclusively with Tires from Continental
New Passat CC Equipped Exclusively with Tires from Continental
Written By: Continental USA

For its new exclusively equipped Passat CC, Volkswagen has decided on tires from Continental. The new ContiSportContact 3 with ContiSeal ...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s Sustainable ‘Living Wall’ Display Lauded by Exhibitor Magazine
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s Sustainable ‘Living Wall’ Display Lauded by Exhibitor Magazine
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s eco-sensitive “living wall” display, shown at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show, has been honored with a Bronze Award ...

BFGoodrich® Tires Throws Dirt at SCCA Nationals Winners with Chance to Race SCORE Baja 1000
BFGoodrich® Tires Throws Dirt at SCCA Nationals Winners with Chance to Race SCORE Baja 1000
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

National Runoffs Champions to earn seat in Wide Open Excursion “Baja Challenge” race car for 43rd Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000...

Continental ProContact™ with EcoPlus Technology
Continental ProContact™ with EcoPlus Technology
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire’s most advanced, eco-friendly tire to date...

Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Turner Motorsport Caps 200th Race Start with Dramatic Win
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Turner Motorsport Caps 200th Race Start with Dramatic Win
Written By: Continental USA

Race fans at Lime Rock Park were treated to two GRANDAM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races on Saturday as the Street Tuner ...

BFGoodrich® Tires Announces 2010 TeamBFG Members
BFGoodrich® Tires Announces 2010 TeamBFG Members
Written By: BFGoodrich Tires

BFGoodrich® Tires today announced the list of 27 charter members inducted into its exclusive TeamBFG program for 2010....

Yokohama Tire Corporation to Release Series of Educational Videos Starting June 6
Yokohama Tire Corporation to Release Series of Educational Videos Starting June 6
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

To increase public awareness about a wide variety of tire-related subjects, Yokohama Tire Corporation will release a series ...

Toyo Tires® Introduces First Mobile Fitment Guide
Toyo Tires® Introduces First Mobile Fitment Guide
Written By: Toyo Tires USA Corp

Tire Finder is Compatible with Apple iPhone and iPod touch...

Continental ContiExtreme Contact
Continental ContiExtreme Contact
Written By: Continental USA

This new ultra-high performance all-season tire provides the optimum angle of attack resulting from Shark Fin bio-mechanics....

Continental Introduces Fuel-Saving, All-Season ProContact With EcoPlus Technology
Continental Introduces Fuel-Saving, All-Season ProContact With EcoPlus Technology
Written By: Continental USA

Continental's all-season touring tire line designed to save on fuel costs, last longer and protect the environment without sacrificing performance....

Marsal and Hand Rule Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Virginia International Raceway
Marsal and Hand Rule Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Virginia International Raceway
Written By: Continental USA

With fields that regularly feature more than 60 production-based racers packed with hungry drivers behind the wheel...

Continental Tire Wants to Know: ‘How Eco Are You?’
Continental Tire Wants to Know: ‘How Eco Are You?’
Written By: Continental USA

To celebrate the launch its new ProContact™ with EcoPlus Technology tire line, Continental Tire is asking: “How Eco Are You?” ...

Goodyear Offers Drivers ‘Comfort Zone’ with New Auto Tire
Goodyear Offers Drivers ‘Comfort Zone’ with New Auto Tire
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

When they find themselves at the top of their game, athletes are considered to be “in the zone...

In a World of Noise, Goodyear Works Toward Hush-Toned Tires
In a World of Noise, Goodyear Works Toward Hush-Toned Tires
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Tire development engineers at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company may not work in public libraries or concert halls...

Family of Goodyear Auto Tires Updated with New Assurance
Family of Goodyear Auto Tires Updated with New Assurance
Written By: Jason

With the introduction of the new Assurance ComforTred Touring, Goodyear has clarified its family of broad market tires for passenger cars...

Continental Assumes Title Sponsorship of Continental Tire Triple Crown Weeks
Continental Assumes Title Sponsorship of Continental Tire Triple Crown Weeks
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire is stepping up its broadcast television profile beyond Grand-Am Road Racing and Major League Soccer...

Continental Hosts Open House at New Redlands, CA Warehouse
Continental Hosts Open House at New Redlands, CA Warehouse
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is now at full operating capacity at its new distribution center in Redlands, California, and held an official ribbon cutting ...

GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Takes on Barber Motorsports Park
GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Takes on Barber Motorsports Park
Written By: Continental USA

Bob Michaelean has raced a little bit of everything in his long career, but his resume was missing something before Saturday -- a win...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Broadens 2010 Sports Marketing to Include Los Angeles Angels Baseball
Yokohama Tire Corporation Broadens 2010 Sports Marketing to Include Los Angeles Angels Baseball
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is adding the Los Angeles Angels to their lineup of sports teams...

Hankook Tire Unveils 2010 Motorsports Contingency
Hankook Tire Unveils 2010 Motorsports Contingency
Written By: Hankook Tire America Corp

Hankook Tire is once again back in the business of supporting grassroots enthusiasts by rolling out the 2010 Motorsports Contingency Program...

Off and Running: GT3 Drivers Ecstatic with Yokohama’s 2nd Generation Eco Race Tire at Sebring
Off and Running: GT3 Drivers Ecstatic with Yokohama’s 2nd Generation Eco Race Tire at Sebring
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Months and months of testing paid off for Yokohama Tire Corporation as its second generation orange oil-infused eco race tires, the ADVAN® ENV-R2 ...

Yokohama Signs 2-Year Sponsorship Pact with IMSA
Yokohama Signs 2-Year Sponsorship Pact with IMSA
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Thanks to a new two-year sponsorship extension between Yokohama and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) that was announced today in Sebring, Florida...

Yokohama Debuts 2nd Generation Orange Oil Eco Race Tire
Yokohama Debuts 2nd Generation Orange Oil Eco Race Tire
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

A little more orange oil means a lot less petroleum, according to Yokohama Tire Corporation, which introduced its upgraded environmentally-sensitive ADVAN ® ENV-R2™ racing tire at a press conference today in Sebring, Florida...

Video - Bridgestone Tire Indoor Tire Testing
Video - Bridgestone Tire Indoor Tire Testing
Written By: Bridgestone Americas, Inc

Watch Bridgestone technicians and engineers test a wide variety of tires ...

The new P Zero Corsa System for the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera
The new P Zero Corsa System for the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera
Written By: Pirelli Tire

Pirelli confirmed its technology partnership with Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini today at the world premiere of the new P Zero Corsa System at the International Motor Show in Geneva...

General Tire Exclaim UHP Ultra-high performance tire for sport coupes and sedans
General Tire Exclaim UHP Ultra-high performance tire for sport coupes and sedans
Written By: General Tire

Truly a performance tire for all seasons, General Tire's Exclaim UHP is designed to fit a wide range of performance sports cars, coupes and sedans....

Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 Tires To Tackle 25 Hours of Thunderhill
Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 Tires To Tackle 25 Hours of Thunderhill
Written By: Bridgestone Americas, Inc

The Bridgestone brand's extreme high performance tire will take on one of racing's toughest challenges when the Frost Engineering team bolts Potenza RE-11 tires onto its purpose-built #48 BMW GTR for the longest endurance race in the world...

Video - Bridgestone Potenza S001 on Audi TT RS Roadster
Video - Bridgestone Potenza S001 on Audi TT RS Roadster
Written By: Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

The unique character of this asymmetric tire is expressed on the outside tread area by the large, stiff ‘high grip’ shoulder blocks which produce optimum road contact....

Video - Bridgestone launches new generation Potenza S001 Ultra High Performance Sport Tire
Video - Bridgestone launches new generation Potenza S001 Ultra High Performance Sport Tire
Written By: Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

Bridgestone has developed a new flagship UHP tire for the world’s top sports cars: the Potenza S001. Designed for maximum sports performance, the tire also delivers high efficiency with reduced rolling resistance. Already factory fitted on the Aston Martin Rapide and Ferrari 458 Italia, the Potenza...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New “Grand Performance” Tire, the AVID® ENVigor™, Goes on Sale Today
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New “Grand Performance” Tire, the AVID® ENVigor™, Goes on Sale Today
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s new AVID® ENVigor™ – “the most complete performance tire ever created” – launches today at tire dealers across the U.S. The ENVigor is available in 69 sizes for a huge array of vehicle applications, making it one of the largest tire launches in Yokohama’s history...

Yokohama Tire Corporation Once Again Sponsoring Two Premier NBA Teams
Yokohama Tire Corporation Once Again Sponsoring Two Premier NBA Teams
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

It’s a “three-peat” for Yokohama Tire Corporation. As part of its 2010 marketing program, the Fullerton, California-based tire maker is sponsoring two of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) top teams – the Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spurs – for the third consecutive year, announced Shawn...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New AVID® ENVigor™ is a Perfect Fit for All
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New AVID® ENVigor™ is a Perfect Fit for All
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s all-new AVID® ENVigor™ – the first tire to combine high-performance, superior comfort, eco sensibilities and long treadlife – will hit the market March 1 in 69 sizes for a wide variety of vehicle applications, making it one of the largest tire launches in Yokohama’s histo...

Eight of 10 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Races To Be Aired This Season
Eight of 10 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Races To Be Aired This Season
Written By: Continental USA

How do drivers and teams prepare to compete in the Rolex 24 At Daytona? A television special highlighting that process and more will be aired leading up to the 48th edition of North America's premier endurance race. GRAND-AM: 24 Hours at Daytona, an hour-long special featuring everything from prepar...

Continental Announces Official Tire Status of Watkins Glen International Raceway
Continental Announces Official Tire Status of Watkins Glen International Raceway
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire will become the Official Tire of Watkins Glen International Raceway, (WGI). The Watkins Glen sponsorship is the third part of a strategy to aggressively advance Continental Tire within the U.S. market. The addition of this sponsorship also reaffirms the company's commitment to GR...

Continental Tire to be Title Sponsor and Official Tire of 2010 GRAND-AM Sports Car Challenge
Continental Tire to be Title Sponsor and Official Tire of 2010 GRAND-AM Sports Car Challenge
Written By: Continental USA

Continental Tire is proud to announce that it has been selected as the title sponsor and official tire of the GRAND-AM Sports Car Challenge Road Racing series in 2010. The series will be titled the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. The GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge f...

Continental Expands GRAND-AM Commitment Will Become Official Tire of Rolex Series
Continental Expands GRAND-AM Commitment Will Become Official Tire of Rolex Series
Written By: Continental USA

Continental is expanding its commitment to GRAND-AM Road Racing and will become the official tire of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, starting with the 2011 season. The new official series status complements the company’s previously announced title sponsorship of the GRAND-AM Continental Tire ...

YTC has widened the size range of its popular all-season touring tire, the AVID TRZ
YTC has widened the size range of its popular all-season touring tire, the AVID TRZ
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

YTC has widened the size range of its popular all-season touring tire, the AVID TRZ® (Three Ride Zones), to include 10 new H-rated sizes. These new tires improve upon the TRZ line’s considerable range of fitments to now include more European, Asian and domestic vehicles that require an H-speed ratin...

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 2010 Motorsports Program Looks Like a Winner
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 2010 Motorsports Program Looks Like a Winner
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

In 2009, Yokohama Tire Corporation had many major motorsports successes, including repeat championships in off-road racing’s SCORE and SNORE series, and a season-long, strong run in ALMS. However, Yokohama’s most newsworthy motorsports accomplishment was to shatter the eco-racing barrier by introduc...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS Technical Details
Continental ExtremeContact DWS Technical Details
Written By: Continental USA

The ExtremeContact DWS (tuned for Dry, Wet & Snow) is uniquely engineered to revolutionize the tire market with its outstanding all-season capabilities. This tire is slated to outperform when it comes to dry and wet conditions in both handling and braking; tread life, snow traction, noise, ride com...

Continental ExtremeContact DW Technical Details
Continental ExtremeContact DW Technical Details
Written By: Continental USA

Continental ExtremeContact DW Technical Details-Wet and Dry Performance, Dynamic Temperature Distribution ...

Continental ExtremeWinterContact High-Performance Winter Tire
Continental ExtremeWinterContact High-Performance Winter Tire
Written By: Continental USA

The ExtremeWinterContact has been developed based on Continental’s innovative winter tire technology and its 135-year history of building award-winning tires. ExtremeWinterContact is engineered with an advanced tread compound and structured siping to dramatically improve ice and snow traction. Th...

Continental ContiSportContact 3 Ultra-High Performance Tires
Continental ContiSportContact 3 Ultra-High Performance Tires
Written By: Continental USA

One of the most crucial requirements of tires fitted on high performance, sports cars is agile steering precision. This ensures your vehicle maintains good adherence to the road in face of the considerable forces acting on the tires when driving at high speeds, making abrupt maneuvers or changes in ...

Continental ContiProContact All-Season Performance and Touring Tire
Continental ContiProContact All-Season Performance and Touring Tire
Written By: Continental USA

The ContiProContact features unparalleled wet-braking capacity and year-round traction. This tire performs with outstanding handling, control and high-speed capability. Designed for all-season performance and touring featuring excellent wet-braking capacity and year-round traction. A straight circum...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS  Ultra-High Performance All-Season Tire.
Continental ExtremeContact DWS Ultra-High Performance All-Season Tire.
Written By: Continental USA

The ExtremeContact DWS features improved grip and braking in both dry and wet conditions with a unique asymmetrical tread design. This tire includes an advanced tread compound for improved traction in all-weather conditions including snow, significantly improved mileage, and an industry leading lev...

Continental ExtremeContact DW Ultra-High Performance Tire
Continental ExtremeContact DW Ultra-High Performance Tire
Written By: Continental USA

The ExtremeContact DW is the ultra-high performance tire in a new line of performance tires from Continental. Featuring new technology to deliver extreme levels of performance on both wet and dry roads, while still maintaining excellent ride comfort and improved gas mileage....

Yokohama's eco-friendly orange oil-infused tire earns high scores at Tire Rack testing event
Yokohama's eco-friendly orange oil-infused tire earns high scores at Tire Rack testing event
Written By: Yokohama Tire Corporation

FULLERTON, CA (Oct. 26, 2009) – Yokohama Tire Corporation’s eco-friendly dB Super E-spec™ tire, which is composed of 80 percent non-petroleum-based products, accumulated high test scores when compared to low rolling resistance competitors during Tire Rack’s recent Real World Road Ride....

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