Car, 4x4 and Van News

Mar 22, 2013
Avon Motorsport – the racing division of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. - is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, boasting an ever-expanding championship portfolio for the forthcoming season.Having previously supplied tyres through...
Feb 28, 2013
Avon Tyres will supply tyres to the state-of-the-art, Carlsson-developed SLK 340 international hillclimb race car, which develops a staggering 782bhp per ton and will première at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5.Developed by the highly respected Mercedes...
Feb 12, 2013
Avon Motorsport has confirmed that 2012 was its most successful year on record, with the manufacturer supplying tyres to a remarkable 198 champions across multiple disciplines around the world.Under both the Cooper and Avon brand names, Melksham-based...
Feb 8, 2013
Avon Tyres will supply tyres to the state-of-the-art, Carlsson-developed SLK 340 international hillclimb race car, which develops a staggering 782bhp per ton and will première at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5.Developed by the highly respected Mercedes...
Feb 7, 2013
Avon Tyres will become sole tyre supplier to the French Rallycross Championship after agreeing to a three-year deal with organisers the AFOR and the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile (FFSA). The agreement will see Avon’s French distributor,...
Feb 5, 2013
Avon Tyres will be the official tyre supplier to the Swedish GT Series, further boosting the brand’s motorsport involvement.Established in 2010, the Swedish GT Series will be run by promoter Leif Lindström Promotion AB.The six-round Swedish championship...
Jan 21, 2013
Ex-Formula One racer, Mark Blundell, has confirmed that he will contest a full season in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship for 2013.Blundell will drive a United Autosports-run McLaren MP4-14C alongside Richard Meins in the UK’s premier endurance...
Jan 18, 2013
The 2012 Avon Tyres MSA British Hillclimb Champion, Trevor Willis, and ‘rookie of the year,’ Alex Summers, were honoured at the championship prize giving ceremony on Saturday, January 12, at Telford Hotel and Golf Resort.Wendover-based Willis clinched...
Dec 19, 2012
Italian racing powerhouse – AF Corse – stormed to its second Gulf 12 Hours win on Avon tyres at the Yas Marina Circuit on Friday as the team made it two wins from two at the new-for-2012 event.The AF Corse team, which recently announced its entry to the...
Dec 14, 2012
Avon Tyres has signed a three-year agreement with Lotus on Track Racing Drivers' Club to supply tyres to its burgeoning race championships across the UK and Europe.The partnership adds to Avon’s already colourful motorsport portfolio, further underlining...