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History

Falken Tyres - History


  • 1983

    Falken brand is born.

  • 1983

    The first Falken tyre.

  • 1988

    Falken in Europe – the first office in Offenbach.

  • 1991

    Falken in the USA.

  • 1999

    Falken presents the FK451.

  • 1999

    Team Falken began competing in the ADAC 24h-Race at the Nürburgring.

  • 2001

    Falken is main sponsor at the Nürburgring.

  • 2005

    Class victory and 5th place in the overall classifi cation at the 24h race at the Nürburgring.

  • 2007

    Falken starts with the Nissan Z 33 at the 24h race.

  • 2008

    Founding of Falken Tyre Europe GmbH.

  • 2010

    Falken Europe starts distribution.

  • 2011

    Cooperation Falken and Porsche.

  • 2012

    The first Runflat tire.

  • 2012

    Introduction of the new EUROALL AS200 - the first all-season tyre.

  • 2015

    Falken finishes third in the ADAC 24h-Race at the Nürburgring.

  • 2016

    Falken presents a new winter tire for vans and van: EUROWINTER VAN01.

  • 2017

    Falken becomes the official tyre partner of Liverpool FC.

  • 2017

    Falken is the official partner of the 2017 DFL-Supercup.

  • 2017

    Falken is original equipment manufacturer for the Volkswagen Tiguan.

  • 2017

    Falken is once again partner for the Bundesliga relegation matches and the 2017 DFL-Supercup.

  • 2017

    Falken Tyre Europe again wins the VRÖ Awards.

  • 2017

    Falken uses second vehicle for the first time in the 2017 season – the FALKEN BMW M6 GT3

  • 2018

    Falken Sincera SN832 is highest ranking tyre in the ADAC Summer Tyre Test.

  • 2018

    For the fourth consecutive year, Falken is sponsoring Red Bull Air Race pilot Yoshihide Muroya as he competes in the fastest motorsport in the world.

  • 2018

    For the first time: Falken is presenting partner for the Audi Nines in Sölden.