Vredestein to Be Official Tire of 1000 Miglia Race
Apollo Tyres Ltd.'s Vredestein brand will be the official tire partner of the 1000 Miglia and will be showcased on four participating cars during the event.
Those vehicles include a 1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster.
"Vredestein and 1000 Miglia are historic names with a rich heritage legacy," says Abhishek Bisht, assistant vice president, Americas, Apollo.
"We are proud to be an official partner and even more thrilled to have a Porsche Speedster sponsored by our U.S. operation running the Sprint Classic tires that we developed specifically for these types of cars and their discerning owners."
The Sprint Classic "is a summer tire that combines classic aesthetics with contemporary tire technology to delivery high safety reserves and short braking distances on wet and dry surfaces," say Apollo officials, who add that the tire is suitable for speeds of up to 167 miles per hour.
"The Sprint Classic's period-correct looks belie a modern tread compound that helps deliver excellent performance for classic vehicles such as the Porsche 356 Speedster."
The 1000 Miglia will take place in Italy next month.