Federal FZ-201 succeeds in Russan series

July 18, 2012

Already named as the official tire supplier to RHHCC since 2011, Federal Corp. has renewed emphasis on its commitment and support to a well-organized time attack series by having an extensive presence to showcase the Taiwan tire manufacturer’s motorsports involvement in Russian Hot Hatch Club Championship (aka RHHCC).

As one of the most representative race series, RHHCC presents itself at the highest level with average number of unique drivers at each event not going below 80 mph, with peak number reaching 120 mph. Under European classification, B & C class hatch-backs and performance oriented vehicles are major target group for RHHCC. Those are mainly European, Japanese and domestic modified cars such as Ford Focus RS, Renault Megane RS, Honda S2000, Renault Clio RS, Seat Leon Cupra, Volkswagen Golf GTI, Volkswagen Scirocco, Skoda Octavia VRS, Honda Civic Type R, Lada 2108 and 2113, etc., taking part at the 5th stage of RHHCC at N-Ring (Nizhegorodskoye Koltso) auto-drome; Federal’s FZ-201 is acknowledged by local time-attack drivers as an outstanding motorsports tire.

In 2012, there are three title classes -- Federal Super-Hatch, Federal Hot-Hatch and Federal Warm-Hatch for entrants to attend; each of which is designed to underline the performance of its FZ-201 flagship tire.

Success of extremely well performing Federeal FZ-201 among local time attack drivers has been made constantly since 2011. It has received many positive reviews from the riders, while the best of them have made it to the podium, thanks to Federal semi-slick.

“Russian motorsports activities are growing year by year both in quantity and quality, and Federal is proud to partner with RHHCC for a second year, seeing a great opportunity for promotion of Federal Motorsports and popularization of Federal brand in Russia and CIS region, as well as on global scene,” says Nikolay Gorobets, Federal's motorsports project assistant.

“We are very pleased that we can continue to work closely with such a renowned racing event for another extension of sophomore season, and I believe it also demonstrates a successful relationship between the two parties.”

"The RHHCC race is a key platform for Federal both in carrying our image and messages to an international audience, and in enabling us to develop and prove our products and technical expertise on the world stage," says the company.