Motor Sport

Cooper Tire Europe has announced that it will be an official tyre option for the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship from the 2021 season.

Joining strengths, Continental and Nico Rosberg will be working together on the Extreme E race series. The partnership is a great fit for both sides as Continental is committed to safety, top performance and sustainability, while Rosberg has also shown a keen eye for sustainability solutions.

Two new Toyota GR supra cars, including the number 91 drift were launched at the Toyota GR Garage in Yokohama in April 2021, in preparation for the 2021 D1 Grand Prix (D1GP).

 

Toyo Tire will be participating in the 2021 D1 Grand Prix Series (D1GP.) The annual drift competition will be opening at the Okuibuki Motorpark on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Hankook has expanded its involvement in motorsport, as the new and exclusive tyre supplier to various European TCR series. It will supply with the high-end Ventus Race tyre from this season.  

Falken is expanding its motorsport commitment and will be the new Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) sponsor for the 2021 season.

Linglong Tire Drift team Orange, sponsored by the Shandong branch emerged victorious during the seventh race, after a gruelling two-day circuit at the D1 Grand Prix race held at the Tsukuba Circuit Course 2000 in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture to become overall champions.

 

Following last weekend’s season-opener in Dubai, the 24h Series powered by Hankook continues in the desert. Next on the calendar is the Hankook 6H Abu Dhabi on Saturday 23rd January. The race does not count towards the championship in the prestigious endurance series, but is instead held as a single event. The cars, in what is a strong field, line up in the GT, TG and 991 classes. Title sponsor Hankook supplies all cars with the high-end Ventus Race tyre. 

As is tradition, this season’s 24H Series powered by Hankook gets underway this weekend with the 24-hour classic in Dubai, which also forms the opening event of the 2021 international endurance racing season. At 15:00 local time on 15th January, 54 cars from twelve manufacturers will line up at Dubai Autodrome, as over 250 drivers from 33 countries do battle for the prestigious victory and valuable points towards the overall standings in the GT and TCR divisions.  

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Walkenhorst Motorsport, a BMW customer racing team.

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