With strong tire performance, pure driving flair, a flawless pit stop and experience culled from last year's victory, Team Falken enabled history to repeat itself by once again taking the American Le Mans Series GT class win on the streets of Baltimore.
Falken takes on the 2011 Long Beach Grand Prix
Finishing just one place out of a podium spot in the hotly contested GT
Class, Team Falken's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, piloted by Porsche Works and team
driver Wolf Henzler, and his partner, team driver Bryan Sellers, ran strong
all afternoon on the challenging streets of Long Beach, and ended up 4th
out of 14 GT entrants during the annual visit by the American LeMans Series
to the Long Beach Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious street races in
the world, now in its 37th year.
2011 12 Hours of Sebring - Falken Tire
The 12 Hours of Sebring is an annual motorsport endurance race held at
Sebring International Raceway, a former Army Air Force base in Sebring,
This year, Falken Tire returns with the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and a new
team for the American Le Mans Series. Walker Racing is a racing team
founded by Derrick Walker in 1991 racing originally in the CART
Championship Car series.
With Walker's direction, and the driving abilities of Bryan Sellers, Wolf
Henzler and Martin Ragginger, Falken hopes to build on the results of their
2010 season at the first race of the 2011 American Le Mans Series.
Climb - Pikes Peak Hill Climb with a Monster
Ride on the bumper of a screaming 910hp, Twin-turbo, All-wheel Drive, 150 mph Suzuki SX4 as it
races up one of the world's most dangerous hills. An attempt by the
"Monster" to break his own record of 10:01:41...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (June 29, 2010) -- For the fifth consecutive time,
Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima combined experience, skill and Falken Tires to
claim overall victory in the 88th running of the Pikes Peak International
Although he did not set a new Pikes Peak record, one day before his 60th
birthday, Tajima continues to hold the current overall record for reaching
the peak, beating hill climb veterans Paul Dallenbach and Rhys Millen in
the Unlimited Class. He drove his new 910-hp Monster Sport Suzuki SX4 Hill
Climb Special on Falken WildPeak A/T tires, the powerful new line of
all-terrain, all-season tires Falken launched this past April.
Following Exhaustive tests in a
Japanese wind tunnel facility, Monster's 2010 Pikes Peak race car underwent
extensive aerodynamic changes to better adapt to the modified road surface
on the race to the clouds, which assumed a smoother tarmac and less gravel
than last year. Thinning air ascending the mountain robs most motors of
their power by 30 or more percent, but the increase in horsepower over last year's
race car helped push the driver forward.
Falken Tire: 2014 Porsche 911 RSR // "Valentina"
Introducing Falken Tire's brand new 2014 Porsche 911 RSR, nicknamed
"Valentina" from Wolf Henzler's first shake down of the vehicle on
Valentine's Day. Falken Tire being the one and only North American owner of
this new race car makes it all the more memorable. We will soon bring it to
the tracks of the inaugural Tudor United SportsCar Championship (Formerly
American Le Mans Series) in the veteran driver hand's of Wolf Henzler and
Bryan Sellers. Let the 2014 USCC season finally begin. Be sure to see it's
first appearance on the Sebring International Raceway for 12hrs of Sebring
Configuration - M97/80 B6
Location - Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction - aluminium block and head
Displacement - 3.996 liter / 243.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke - 102.7 mm (4 in) / 80.4 mm (3.2 in)
Valvetrain - 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed - Fuel Injection
Lubrication - Dry sump
Aspiration - Naturally Aspirated
Power - 453 bhp / 338 KW @ 7800 rpm
Torque - 450 Nm / 332 ft lbs @ 7250 rpm
BHP/Liter - 113 bhp / liter
Body - carbon-fibre composite panels
Chassis - unitary steel
Front suspension - double wishbones, double coil springs, Sachs four-way
adjustable gas-pressurised shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension - multi-link, double coil springs, Sachs four-way
adjustable gas-pressurised shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering - rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes - ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox - Paddle Operated 6 speed Sequential
Clutch - Dry, triple plate
Drive - Rear wheel drive
Weight - 1245 kilo / 2744.8 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) - 2450 mm (96.5 in) / N/A / N/A
Fuel tank - 90 Litre (23.8 Gallon US / 19.8 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) - 12.5J x 18 / 13J x 18
Tyres (fr/r) - 30/68 - 18 / 31/71 - 18
Power to weight - 0.36 bhp / kg
The fastet Hill Climb Car of the World
Maybe not the fastest... BUT The fastest FIAT I have ever seen :D
This Car was so damn fast, it was 8 Seconds faster than any other Car at this track!
Original Video by Roystorm17.
You can buy the Race DVD's here in best quality:
The Air Intake looks like a Formula 1 Intake and the engine revs over
10.000rpm. Absolutly Awesome, the Cars wight was under 600KG and the Power
of the engine nearly 300Hp.
Another Great Hill Climb Racer - George Plasa - died this year, he was the
record breaker of several hill climbs in Europe. Please hold him in memory
with his great Drivingstyle and his Bmw Judd V8 Engine. (Formula 1 like
Racing In Slow Motion IV
Yes, it's finally here - Racing In Slow Motion IV
The 4th edition my "Racing In Slow Motion" Series, 16 Minutes of pure
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Director's Cuts - Liberty Quest (Lorne Balfe/Oswin Mackintosh)
Giles Lamb- Dead Island Trailer Theme
Steve Jablonsky - There Is No Plan
Steve Jablonsky - No Prisoners, Only Trophies
Thomas Bergersen - Dreammaker
Thomas Bergersen - Remember Me
Song in the credits: Daiki Kasho - Day To Live
Soundcheck - Manthey Porsche 997GT3RSR
Beim Testtag in Spa Francorchamps war auch die Manthey Truppe aus Meuspath,
um mit Marco Holzer und Nick Tandy den Porsche 997GT3RSR für die
International GT Open zu testen.
Akustisch und fahrerisch über jeden Zweifel erhaben. Die Jungs treten wohl
nicht an um Zweiter zu werden.
JR takes 3rd at FD "After Dark" in Vegas 2012
Team Falken Driver Vaughn Gittin, Jr., took the final step on the podium
with his third place finish at the late night run in Vegas, keeping him in
the lead in the points standings for the final showdown for the Formula D
championship to be decided in October.
Inside Falken's ALMS Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Racecar
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We visit Falken Tire's racing team HQ and check out their new 450hp Porsche
911 GT3 RSR. Raced in the GT2 class of the ALMS race series with Falken
slick tires. Driven by factory driver Wolf Henzler and Bryan Sellers.
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