Category Motorsports

 

The latest news and headlines from around the global brake industry. This page lists all of the articles in the Motorsports category.

Mintex Trophy celebrates 40 years of crowning youth champs

Mintex Trophy Trial Celebrates 40 Years

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — Braking friction specialist TMD Friction’s renowned brake brand Mintex, and Yorkshire-based Richmond Motor Club, are celebrating more than 40 years of racing excellence in the Mintex Trophy Trial, a demanding motorcycle trial event…

AP Racing will be adding to its Coventry work force

AP Racing in Recruiting Mode

Source: AP Racing announcement COVENTRY, U.K. — AP Racing, the world-renowned brake and clutch supplier, is further investing in its workforce by officially launching its latest round of industrial placement opportunities. Applications are open to anyone seeking a year’s industrial…

Brembo introduced several new products at SEMA 2022

Brembo Unveils New Off-Road Calipers at SEMA

Source: Brembo announcement LAS VEGAS – Brembo, world leader and acknowledged innovator of brake technology, unveiled all-new brake calipers for off-road racers this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. The new Brembo XC1 off-roadcaliper…

Akebono won a design award for its motorsports brake caliper

Akebono Caliper Wins Design Award

Source: Akebono Brake Industry announcement TOKYO — Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. announced that the NR22 brake caliper for endurance racing has received the FY2022 Good Design Award (organized by Japan Institute of Design Promotion). This is the first Good…

Mintex supplied brakes for U.K.. historic rally cars

Mintex Stopping Power for Historic Racers

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — TMD Friction and its renowned braking brand Mintex provided the stopping power to the latest round of the Historic Rally Car Register (HRCR), the largest historic rally championship in the U.K. Richard Barton,…

Mintex supplied front pads for all racers in the Quaife MINI Challenge

Mintex MINI Challenge Completes Scottish Leg

Source: TMD Friction HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — TMD Friction’s renowned Mintex braking brand provided the stopping power to the latest round of the high-octane Quaife MINI Challenge, which took place at legendary Scottish circuit Knockhill. The 2.1-mile circuit, located ten miles…

Vettel at Austrian Grand Prix where he called for changes to F1 brake ducts

F1 Drivers Want Freedom from Brake Dust

Concerns about particulate-matter emissions emanating from the vehicles has been steadily increasing, with brake dust garnering a significant portion of this concern, as global worries about pollution and its impact on climate change grows. The European Union is expected to…

Mintex continues partnership for drift shows

Mintex, Nielsen Expand Drift-Show Partnership

Source: TMD Friction announcement HARTLEPOOL, U.K. — TMD Friction, through its renowned Mintex braking brand, has expanded its exciting partnership with drifting star Pete ‘Peden’ Nielsen. The expanded sponsorship will see Mintex branding displayed prominently across the liveries of Crewsade…

CRC Industries announced the BRAKLEEN 150 NASCAR truck race

BRAKLEEN 150 NASCAR Truck Race Announced

Source: CRC Industries announcement Horsham, Penn. – CRC Industries, Inc. announced its entitlement partnership with Pocono Raceway, as the track will host the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the CRC BRAKLEEN 150. CRC is an industry-leading global supplier of…