Producing tires for a wide variety of racing disciplines – Red Bull Global Rallycross, sports car and off-road – Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) 2015 motorsports season is ready to roll.
Dirt will be flying as Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) motorsports teams tackle two tough races: the 46th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 desert duel, June 5-8 in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico, and the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) competition at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on June 7.
The 2014 Formula Drift season starts April 4-5 in Long Beach, California, and Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is ready to defend its title with reigning champion Michael Essa. YTC and Essa captured the 2013 Formula D crown on ADVAN Neova AD08 R tires.
From Florida to Nevada, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) motorsports teams will be in action this week. YTC will be competing at the season opener of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, March 13-14 at Sebring International Raceway, as well as the Mint 400, March 15 in Las Vegas.
Yokohama Tire Corporation is expanding its 2014 motorsports program to new arenas. The tire maker announced today it has signed an agreement to be the exclusive tire supplier of the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series.
After much anticipation, the husband and wife duo of Cameron and Heidi Steele – sponsored by Yokohama Tire Corporation, are joining forces again, this time in a Trophy Truck at the Best in the Desert’s Parker 425, January 31-February 2 in Parker, Arizona.
Yokohama Tire Corp. offers version 1.3 of its iPad app for the truck tire industry.
Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has launched a mobile website that loads automatically on smartphones and is optimized for use on their smaller, touch-sensitive displays.
Yokohama Tire Corporation-sponsored Michael Essa is the king of Formula Drift – but it wasn’t easy. Essa, who drives on Yokohama’s newest ultra high-performance ADVAN Neova AD08 R tires, claimed the 2013 Formula D championship in front of a sellout-crowd during Saturday’s Round 7 “Title Fight” season finale at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.
Driving on ADVAN Neova AD08 R tires, Yokohama-sponsored drifting competitor Michael Essa won Formula Drift’s “Round 6 Showdown” event at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth Saturday night.
Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) will display two new mining tires, the Y20 and the Y67, at the Bluefield Coal Show Sept. 11-13 in Bluefield, W.V.
Veteran drifting competitor Michael Essa is taking Yokohama Tire Corporation’s newest ultra high-performance tire – the ADVAN Neova AD08 R – for a spin…and then some.
Reducing nitrogen oxide emissions and fuel use by 3% or more “relative to the best-selling new tires for line-haul Class 8 tractor trailers” is the goal of the Environmental Protection Agency’s voluntary SmartWay program. Lowering rolling resistance is the way tire manufacturers are meeting that goal.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.