Retail

Mike Johnson returns to 
Radar Tires for 2014

Posted on February 14, 2014
Driver Mike Johnson won a Class 10 win at the Baja 500 in 2013.

Driver Mike Johnson won a Class 10 win at the Baja 500 in 2013.


In its 2013 SCORE International rookie season, Radar Tires attacked the long course races with a veteran’s stride.  Driver Mike Johnson led the charge that brought the tire manufacturer two podium finishes including a Class 10 win at the Baja 500.
 
Looking to build on that momentum, Radar Tires and Mike Johnson have teamed up again for the 2014 SCORE International season.  With two additional SCORE races on the schedule, both Radar Tires and Johnson will continue to showcase the strength of the Bronson Motorsports team and the performance of Radar Tires.
 
Johnson will wheel the No. 1031 Radar Tires Buggy with special non-DOT size 33X10.50R15 Radar Renegade R5 race tires in Class 10 starting with the San Felipe 250 later this month.  Johnson and the Bronson Motorsports team, led by crew chief John Hoffman, used the offseason to rebuild the buggy in preparation of the five-race season, an increase of two events from the previous year.
 
“Mike Johnson and the Bronson Motorsports team embrace the honorable and competitive spirit of Omni United and have been superb brand ambassadors of Radar Tires,” said GS Sareen, President and Founder of Omni United.  “It is with great pleasure and high expectations that Mike returns to represent Radar Tires in the SCORE events for the second consecutive year.  We’re looking forward to another season of ultra-competitive SCORE events this year.  Our sights are set on Class 10 podiums, wins and a championship title this year.”
 
Johnson and the Bronson Motorsports team open the 2014 SCORE season with the San Felipe 250 in a few weeks.  Then in April, Johnson and the team head to California for the Imperial Valley 250.  In June, Johnson will defend his Class 10 win at the Baja 500.  New for 2014 is the 125-mile SCORE Desert Challenge in southern California.  The season concludes with the Baja 1000 in November.

Related Topics: Baja 1000, Baja 500, Bronson Motorsports, Imperial Valley 250, Mike Johnson, Radar Renegade R5, Radar Tires, San Felipe 250, SCORE Desert Challenge

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
Article

Dealers Hope New President Will be Good for Business

Each month we ask members of our National Advisory Council (NAC) a question or questions on a current hot topic. Recently we asked, “What effect do you believe Donald Trump will have on your business as president?” Here are some of their responses.

Service Line says its Renegade Model TMB4000 manual parts washer is a cost-effective way to wash parts without solvents.
Product

Service Line Has Manual Parts Washer

Service Line Inc.’s Renegade TMB 4000 manual parts washer for general repair cleaning is designed to be a practical alternative to washing parts with solvents.

Bosch says the Robinair AC1234-6 machine has a liquid refrigerant flushing function that flushes A/C systems or individual components using liquid refrigerant instead of harsh chemicals.
Product

Robinair Offers 1234YF Recover, Recycle, Recharge Machine

The Robinair AC1234-6 was the first commercially available fully automatic R1234YF machine to meet the SAE’s requirement for recovering, recycling and recharging vehicle A/C systems with the new refrigerant, according to Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.

Tire Factory moved its dealer meeting out of Oregon and planned new activities for dealers, including a visit to Octane Raceway and a timed pit crew challenge. Tiffany Fox prepares to lower the jack once her teammates from Point S J&J Tire & Auto Service in Helena, Mont., finish their tire installations.
Article

Point S Rebranding Exceeds Expectations

Tire Factory Inc. members have rebranded the vast majority of their 206 stores to the Point S banner at a breakneck pace. And leaders of the Oregon-based cooperative are unveiling new programs with two big hopes: the momentum of current members continues, and more independent tire dealers join their network.

(From left to right) Dan King, Tire Warehouse Inc.; Gary Longerbeam, Monro Muffler Brake Inc.; and Shawn Denlein, Hankook Tire America Corp., enjoy the opening night reception.
Article

Hankook Gains Ground on its Goals

Continued growth in the U.S. and Canadian markets will be the key for Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. to reach its self-imposed goal of being the industry’s fifth largest tire company by 2020. This is the message about 80 key distributors and dealers of Hankook-branded tires were told at the company’s annual Partner’s Day Meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, last month.

Nexen's updated sponsorship of Manchester City now includes the double-winning Manchester City Women's Team.
News

Nexen Sees a Marketing Opportunity — on a Sleeve

Nexen Tire Co. Ltd. has created a first-of-its-kind partnership with an English Premier League club. The tire company will be the Official Sleeve Partner of the Manchester City Club, and the Nexen logo will appear on the club's uniform sleeve for all league games in the 2017-2018 season.

BKT’s ConExpo-Con/Agg booth featured its farm, ATV and UTV tires.
News

From Farm to UTV, BKT Made a Big Splash at ConExpo

The BKT USA Inc. booth at the recently completed 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas gave show attendees plenty to talk about. The company showcased not only its Earthmax farm tires, including the new Earthmax SR 35, but also its ATV/UTV tire lineup.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!