Dunlop has been involved in motor racing since the start of the 20th century and had its first triumph at Le Mans 24-hour race in 1924 In 2007 and 2008, Dunlop tyres were used by the championship winning GT2 team in the Le Mans Endurance Series
. Many of the world's leading vehicle manufacturers, including Alfa Romeo, AMG, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, fit Dunlop as standard.
1.30pm Motor sports, Le Mans Endurance Series
, Silverstone (Eurosport)
He started his own team, Paul Belmondo Racing which raced in the FIA GT Championship and Le Mans Endurance Series
10.00 Rallying 10.30 Le Mans Endurance Series
11.00 Porsche Supercup 11.30 Cycling 12.30 Close
MOTOR SPORT: Spanish Grand Prix - BBC1 1210 & Setanta Ireland 1230; opening round of GP2 season from Barcelona - Setanta Sports 1 0925 & Setanta Ireland 0925; Le Mans Endurance Series
- British Eurosport 1145 & 1700.
The Burbage ace - more famed for his single-seater exploits after claiming the hotly-fought British F3 Championship five years ago and registering a brace of victories for his country in the A1GP nation vs nation series - nevertheless has impeccable sportscar credentials too, having stormed to pole position on his Le Mans Endurance Series
debut with Zytek at Silverstone back in 2004.
The actual FSI-engined Audi R8 McNish and Pierre Kaffer drove in the 2004 Le Mans Endurance Series
- a chassis that also won the 2005 1000km race at Silverstone piloted by McNish and StAphane Ortelli - will be on display throughout the show.
Meanwhile, Dumfries-born Allan McNish starts the final round of the Le Mans Endurance Series
from the second row of the 34-car grid in Turkey today.
As part of the deal, Hughes is expected to race two Panoz Esperante GTLM cars in the 2006 Le Mans Endurance Series
, the Sebring 12-Hour Race in Florida and the Le Mans 24-Hour Race.
It has already beaten the Audi race cars in the first round of the Le Mans Endurance Series
last month, and will take part in the five more events in the endurance racing calendar.
As well as spearheading Audi UK's successful Le Mans Endurance Series
campaign, Herbert has been a key figure in Maserati's return to the sports car scene.
He joined the new Audi UK squad for the Le Mans Endurance Series
but will now fit two ALMS rounds in as well.