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Yokohama Will Sponsor Porsche Racing Series

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Yokohama Tire Corp., Competent Motorsport and Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) are partnering on several Porsche-centric race series next year.

Yokohama will be the title partner for the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and the Porsche Air-Cooled Cup USA series, as well as the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West Invitational.

The Yokohama Advan A005 race slick will be the spec tire for all events. (Yokohama also is the sponsor and sole tire supplier for the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama, as well as the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.)

"We're looking forward to supporting a talented field of drivers, Competent Motorsport and working with PMNA again next season," says Andrew Briggs, vice president of marketing and product management, Yokohama.

"This new venture with Competent Motorsport and PMNA fits perfectly within our motorsports strategy and continues to fortify Yokohama as the key supplier for another exciting Porsche one-make series."

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