As for the WorldSSP300, the use of slick tires will help to not set off ‘tearing’ in traditionally colder morning sessions thanks additionally to the event of a dedicated SC2 rear compound that will be alternated with the SC1”. Milan, Italy (October 28, 2019) – Pirelli has been confirmed by Dorna WorldSBK Organization because the Official Tire Supplier for all classes of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship up to and including the 2023 season. In agreement with the promoter and organizer of the manufacturing-derived collection and with the FIM, the International Motorcycling Federation, the Italian tire companyhas prolonged, as per contractual situations, the current supply settlement, set to expire in 2020, for 3 additional seasons. Already within the 1980s, the RAVENOL ally group began with a Mitsubishi Lancer Turbo in the ‘Deutsche Rallye Trophäe’. In the 2004 season, RAVENOL joined the ‘Deutsche Produktionswagen Meisterschaft’ (ADAC Procar at present), thus laying the foundation for the success of ‘RAVENOL Racing’.
Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors will be using the supplier’s E-Axle in a hybrid automobile marketed by its premium brand, Wey. The system also will go onto a automobile from the Chinese maker Changan Automobile. According to Matthias Zink, CEO of Schaeffler’s international automotive business, the models can fetch up to about $1,500 per vehicle. Interest within the all-electric powertrain Formula E race series is evidence that the industry is altering. Formula E racing exemplifies the innovation Peter Gutzmer, above, sought at Schaeffler.