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PIRELLI STRENGTHENS LINKS WITH SRO THROUGH CREATION OF BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE AND PIRELLI GT4 AMERICA SERIES

Pirelli has consolidated its position as the leading tire supplier to GT racing throughout the world with the arrival of the Blancpain GT World Challenge next year: a global championship that brings together the Pirelli World Challenge in the United States alongside the other GT sprint series promoted by SRO throughout Europe and Asia.

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Changes in Nokian Tyres operating model and leadership

Nokian Tyres strategy in Europe is to continue to be the market leader in the Nordics and to grow faster than the market in Central Europe. In order to drive these ambitions further, the company is now separating Business Area Europe into two business areas: Business Area Central Europe and Business Area Nordics.

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NTDA ‘disassociates’ itself from non-member

Further to the NTDA’s announcement on the 5th December, that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, it’s Chief Executive Stefan Hay has today issued the following statement:

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New Cooper Evolution Van tyre is built to last Economical, robust, safe

Cooper Tire Europe’s new Evolution Van tyre has been designed with the driver in mind. A durable tread compound for a long life span, excellent wet braking performance resulting in a B wet grip label, as well as a strong sidewall equipped with kerbing ribs to help reduce damage and premature wear, make the Cooper Evolution Van the perfect tyre for drivers and fleet managers.

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Continental Further Enhances Supporting Services for ContiTread™ Partners in Europe

Hanover, December 11, 2018. Continental is further enhancing its support services to strengthen its partnership with ContiTread™ cold retread shops. John Cox, Global Head of Technical Services Retread, is heading the further development of the ContiTread™ support services landscape. To understand individual requirements, gain insight into regional distinctions, and uncover opportunities for improving partners’ operations, Cox visited numerous ContiTread™ partner shops in Europe.

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Toyo Tires Motorsport Enjoys a Stellar 2018!

Toyo Tires has long been linked to a huge variety of motorsport championships and series throughout the UK at both a professional and club level. Throughout 2018 Toyo sponsored no fewer than 21 diffierent race championships, playing a pivotal role in encouraging first time drivers, newcomers to racing and established pros to get behind the wheel of all manner of exciting machinery and enjoy some of the UKs most scintillating tracks. This commitment to all levels of motorsport highlights Toyo’s devotion to both grass roots championships and high-level competition, something the firm is exceptionally proud of. Following a packed year of sponsorship, the company has vowed to support even more club-level competitors in 2019.