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08-03-2017

FALKEN’s dynamic duo: Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring

In the new racing season, FALKEN will line up on the grid with not one, but two racing cars from premium German manufacturers. Last year saw the debut of the FALKEN Porsche 911 GT3 R (Type 991), which simultaneously scooped the title of fastest Porsche in the 24h-Race on Nürburgring and ended up in 9th place overall. This season, it will be joined by team-mate FALKEN BMW M6 GT3 – the first time the tyre manufacturer has fielded two vehicles in motorsports challenges

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06-07-2015

Falken Motorsports continues Nürburgring success with second place in VLN

Falken scorches to another podium in searing temperatures

Peter Dumbreck and Alexandre Imperatori defied temperatures well above 35°C to finish second at the fourth round of the VLN series this weekend.

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01-03-2015

Together with Martin Ragginger in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2015

We are happy to take part again in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2015 and take care of the engineering support of Martin Raggingers car.

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28-01-2015

Falken Motorsport announces its VLN dates 2015

Falken Motorsport announces its test and race dates for VLN 2015 as well as the ADAC 24h race 2015.

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29-03-2013

Upgraded Porsche 911 GT3 R

Japanese tyre maker blends proven driver line up, upgraded 997 and new tyres for GT campaign                                                                                                              

 

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09-01-2013

Falken Motorsport announces its VLN dates 2013

Falken Motorsport announces its VLN test and race dates for 2013. The Team will 

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25-08-2012

5th Place: Successful Appearance for Falken Motorsports at Barbarossapreis VLN run

Once again demonstrating their class, the Falken Motorsports Team won a respectable fifth place overall on Saturday, 25 August 2012. Regular Falken starter and Porsche factory driver, Wolf Henzler, was supported by Italian racer Marco Mapelli.

 

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04-08-2012

6h ADAC Ruhr-Pokal Endurance Race: Falken Motorsports Team fight their way to 12th place

In a dramatic chase, Martin Ragginger and Sebastian Asch roll up the field from the rear after experiencing technical problems. From 66th to 12th position – once again, the ‘young guns’ prove their driving prowess.

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14-04-2012

Great performance and misfortune: Falken Motorsports starts from 3rd position in second VLN race

Again starting from a top spot – third position – Falken Motorsports launched into the second race of the VLN season in superb form. But a solid performance was cut short by another malfunction: Irreparable damage to the drive shaft forced the team out of the race in the 13th lap.

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31-03-2012

Fastest lap, pole position and bad luck for Falken Motorsports

Sensational success for the Falken team. With a surprising performance, on Saturday afternoon the Falken Motorsports team started in the pole position of the 59th ADAC Westfalenfahrt, the opening of the VLN racing season. With all types of weather conditions and extremely fast lap times – the Falken team had the fastest lap of the VLN race with an average speed of 174.157 km/h – the Slicks, Intermediates and rain tyres were able to stand up to extreme conditions. Then there were technical problems only a few laps into the race: Jostling forced the Falken Porsche into the box in lap 4, and again two laps later with drive shaft problems. The drive shaft had to be completely replaced, putting the team in 139th place in the final standings.

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