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    • Who competes in what

      Here's a summary of tire companies that are participating in various racing series. (Underlined items indicate those series that have open tire competition) Achilles Tire: Formula Drift   Atturo Tire: TORC; LOORRS BFGoodrich: Battery Tender...

    • Cooper strengthens IndyCar relationship

      PALMETTO, Fla.—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has strengthened its relationship with IndyCar racing by becoming the presenting sponsor of the Mazda Road to Indy, a driver development program encompassing three lower-level racing classes....

    • Hoosier strikes supply deals with several racing series

      LAKEVILLE, Ind.—Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. has struck deals with several road-racing sanctioning bodies covering race tire supply for series in North America and Europe. The new deals are with the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), Sportscar ...

    • Cooper's Rallycross tire deal extended

      PARIS—The Federation International de l'Automobile (FIA) has extended Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s race tire supply contract with the FIA World Rallycross Championship through 2019. Cooper initially won the contract in 2014 for three...

    • Pirelli to supply Electric GT

      IBIZA—The Electric GT (EGT) Championship, a new race series featuring race-prepared Tesla Model S version P85+ cars, will debut in 2017 with Pirelli Motorsport as a technical partner and race tire supplier. The new series, organized by...

    • Pirelli drops WRC

      COFFS HARBOUR, Australia—Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. will not compete in the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2017, choosing instead to focus its motorsport resources on the approximately 300 other racing series it supplies worldwide. Pirelli...