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Falken celebrates grandiose start to the season

The start of this season’s VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring finished with both Falken vehicles amongst the Top 10 competitors. Klaus Bachler and Jörg Bergmeister achieved an impressive fourth place for the de-but of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R, while Jens Klingmann und Alexandre Impe-ratori also finished in a very respectable eighth position in the BMW M6 GT3.

FALKEN once again marks the tyre changeover season with offers of fuel vouchers and other prizes

For the eighth year in succession, tyre brand Falken is launching a special sales campaign for the tyre changeover season. The “Falken sagt Tanke” (Tanks from Falken) will run in Germany, Austria and the brand’s other core European markets. From 15 March to 31 May 2019, customers purchasing a set of Falken summer tyres from participating dealers will receive a Shell prepaid card to the value of EUR 20 (in Austria: BP fuel vouchers).

Popular Falken summer tyres for cars and SUVs in new dimensions

“With the size expansions, we are reacting to the needs of our customers and supplementing our already fairly extensive range by dimensions with growing demand on the market”, Markus Bögner, COO and President of Falken Tyre Europe GmbH comments on the expanded portfolio.

Falken Tyre Europe GmbH streamlines the management board

Markus Bögner, COO and Managing Director of Falken Tyre Europe (Falken) since January 2016, will be appointed COO and President of Falken Tyre Europe. With this change of position, Bögner will have a greater focus on the overall running and performance of the business. Markus Bögner was primarily responsible for marketing and sales and has been with Falken since 2009.

Falken starts the 2019 anniversary season with a new racing car

Falken Motorsports is starting the 2019 racing season with a new Porsche 911 GT3 R, which will be used alongside the proven BMW M6 GT3 at the Nürburgring. With the racing cars from two premium car manufacturers, the Japanese tyre brand is continuing its successful 20-year commitment to motorsports on the Nordschleife.

"Team FALKEN" Proud to Support Pilot Yoshihide Muroya in the "Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2019"

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we will once again be supporting Mr. Yoshihide Muroya and Team FALKEN as they compete in the ultimate high-speed motorsport: the "Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2019." This is our fifth consecutive year of supporting this remarkable pilot through our FALKEN brand. In addition, FALKEN is also proud to once again be sponsoring the "Red Bull Air Race Chiba 2019," which will be held over the September 7-8 weekend in Chiba, Japan. Through our sponsorship, we hope to contribute to yet another thrilling race here in Japan in 2019.

Citytower Offenbach with Falken Logo

The Falken Tyres logo now marks the top of the City Tower in Offenbach – helping to make the City Tower more striking, while confirming the tyre brand’s commitment to its business headquarters on Offenbach’s Market Square. For the next five years, Falken will occupy four floors of the City Tower as office premises for its 180 employees based in Offenbach.

Sustainable rubber production for Falken tyres

The sustainability and the quest for fair production are not new to the Sumitomo Rubber Group: the Group has long made efforts to improve the sustainability of its business activities. The primary focus here is on sustainably produced natural rubber, as the key raw material in the production of tyres.

FALKEN on the virtual Nordschleife at the RaceRoom Café

Screeching tyres, roaring engines and all the thrills and spills of the racetrack are on offer this weekend at Nürburgring’s RaceRoom Café in the hallowed halls of the Ring°Boulevard. But this 4h Race lets both drivers and fans stay warm and dry – it’s virtual!

Majestic victory for Falken at VLN final

A magnificent final for Falken at the Nürburgring: Klaus Bachler and Martin Ragginger crowned the Porsche 911 GT3 R’s farewell race with the second victory of the VLN 2018 season and duly said goodbye to the successful model into well-deserved retirement. Peter Dumbreck and Jens Klingmann scooped 15th place in the BMW M6 GT3.

Eurowinter HS01 “Good” in winter tyre tests by AUTO BILD sportcars

“Winter tyre with well-balanced driving characteristics in all weather conditions, short braking distances on snow and wet roads, comfortable ride characteristics and low price” are the strengths of the Falken EUROWINTER HS01 according to independent testers from the German auto magazine, AUTO BILD sportscars, in the November 2018 issue. The magazine tested winter tyres in size 245/45R18, choosing a 5 Series BMW as the test vehicle.

Fast, Faster, Falken

Falken continues to leave an ever-deeper impression on the VLN Endurance Champion-ship: third place for Peter Dumbreck and Stef Dusseldorp in the BMW M6 GT3 at the 58th ADAC Reinoldus Endurance race at the Nürburgring. The team’s great result was rounded off by tenth place for Martin Ragginger, Nick Tandy and Laurens Vanthoor during the Falken debut of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R.

EUROWINTER HS01 Auto Bild’s 2018 winter tyre test “Good”

Auto Bild has awarded the Falken EUROWINTER HS01 an overall rating of “Good” in its large-scale 2018 winter tyre test. After putting the tyre in size 195/65R15 through its paces on a VW Golf, the testers concluded: “Well-balanced winter tyre with safe, secure handling in snowy and dry conditions, superb safety reserves in aquaplaning and low price.

Falken continues in the fast lane

After romping to a double victory in the last race of the VLN Endurance Championship, Falken Motorsports is now heading for the next highlight: the team of the Japanese tyre manufacturer is the first customer team to provide a set of test tyres for tests of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R on the Nürburgring race track.

Proven quality Falken winter tyres for cars and SUVs now in new sizes

In perfect time for the winter season, the Falken EUROWINTER HS01 is now available from tyre dealers in 99 sizes instead of its previous range of 66 sizes. The tyre therefore covers all the most widely used sizes. The SUV version, the EUROWINTER HS01 SUV, has likewise been expanded from ten to 39 different sizes for the coming winter season.

Tyre changeover season with attractive offers

For the eighth year in succession, tyre brand Falken is launching a special sales campaign for the tyre changeover season. From 15 September to 30 November 2018, customers purchasing a set of Falken winter tyres from participating dealers will receive a Shell prepaid card to the value of EUR 20 which they can use for fuel or shopping

Falken is partner of Audi Nines MTB

There’s no stopping us! Falken is continuing to support the Audi Nines and is also a sponsor of Audi Nines MTB. Held this week at Bikepark Idarkopf, the Audi Nines MTB attract the top mountain bikers to the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

FALKEN “One Team, One Tyre, One Goal”

“One Team, One Tyre, One Goal” is the appropriate title of a new video produced by tyre brand FALKEN and showcasing the 2018 ADAC Zurich 24h-Race held on the Nürburgring race track.

WILDPEAK M/T – new off-road tyre

Tyre brand FALKEN announces the launch of the WILDPEAK M/T, an ultimate offroad tyre designed to deliver driving pleasure, safety and reliability to the max in all kinds of terrain.

New : EUROALL SEASON AS210

EUROALL SEASON AS210 is the new all-season tyre from the FALKEN brand, available from tyre dealers from July 2018 in an initial range of sizes.

Sumitomo Tyres Product Range Now Available in Europe

Falken has been selling its second brand, “Sumitomo Tyres”, since the end of 2017. Its current product range, available at selected traders throughout the whole of Europe, consists of the car and SUV BC100 summer tyres, and the SL727, a summer tyre especially for transporters and light commercial vehicles.

FALKEN race cars play starring role in rapper video

The latest video by German-language rap star Kontra K turns the spotlight on an actor with a difference. Drift cars under the FALKEN banner take centre stage in the video accompanying “Oder nicht” (Or Not), the artist’s third single from the album “Erde und Knochen” (Earth and Bone), which was released last Sunday.

Falken Tyre to debut three new models at Tire Cologne

Falken Tyre will launch three new tyre models at Tire Cologne, held on 29 May to 1 June in Cologne, Germany. Debuting at the event will be Falken’s new EUROALL Season AS210 tyre for passenger cars, the EUROALL Season VAN11 for light trucks and vans, and the Wildpeak M/T01, a tyre designed for off-road use.

FALKEN AZENIS FK510 IS HIGHEST-RANKED TYRE IN ACE LENKRAD’S 2018 SUMMER TYRE TESTS

The FALKEN AZENIS FK510 has been ranked first in the 2018 summer tyre tests carried out by German motoring magazine ACE Lenkrad in collaboration with the German Technical Inspection Association (GTÜ) and its Austrian partner organisation, ARBÖ. Falken's top-end tyre delivered the fastest time around the dry handling course, wet braking distance of less than 41 metres, extremely low drive-by noise and low rolling resistance to take the top spot.