BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dunlop Motorcycle Tires, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd., has added the MX53, designed for intermediate-to-hard terrain off-road riding, to its Geomax motorcycle tire portfolio.
NEW YORK — Michelin North America Inc. is extending its motorsports engagement into the virtual world, agreeing to become the "official tire technology partner" of Sony Interactive Entertainment L.L.C.'s PlayStation Gran Turismo franchise.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Goodyear, in partnership with NASCAR, is planning to change the design of the race tires it supplies to the NASCAR Cup Series to a larger rim diameter, perhaps 18 inches versus the current 15-inch formula, by 2021.
CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is venturing into the growing powersports market for the first time, launching a dedicated version of its Open Country light truck line for side-by-side ultra-terrain vehicles.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Discount Tire/America's Tire has renewed its sponsorship commitment with Team Penske for the coming few years, enhancing the brand's presence in NASCAR stock car racing on Penske's No. 2 Ford Mustang driven by Brad Keselowski.
CARLISLE, England — Motorsport tire supplier Technology Sinon U.K. Ltd. — d.b.a. DMack Global Ltd. — has filed for bankruptcy protection, according to an administrator statement lodged by insolvency consultants Leonard Curtis.
BRUSSELS — German sports-car producer Porsche A.G. has homologated Goodyear's Eagle F1 SuperSport RS "ultra-ultra-high-performance" tire range for use on its 911 GT2 RS and 911 GT3 RS lightweight street/track models.