Bridgestone Named 2026 Sole Tire Supplier for Formula E World Championship

Dec. 7, 2023

Bridgestone Corp. has been named as the sole future tire supplier for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship starting in the 2026-2027 season.  

Awarded by the FIA at the World Motor Sport Council in Baku, Azerbaijan Bridgestone will serve as the sole tire supplier from the 2026-2027 season to the 2029-2030 season.  

“Motorsports is Bridgestone’s passion – always has been and always will be,” says Shu Ishibashi, CEO and representative executive officer for Bridgestone Corp. 

“I am delighted to be able to announce our return to an FIA World Championship this year as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of our motorsport's activities. Carrying on our 60-year legacy in motorsports, we are very excited about being the FIA’s sole tire supplier for Formula E from the 2026-2027 season. 

As we face our next stage, Bridgestone aims to evolve sustainable global premium motorsports products with our enduring passion to embrace the ultimate challenge and to pursue excellence in every moment. The core of our supply arrangement with the FIA will be the expansion and enhancement of ‘ENLITEN’ tire product technology, enabling ‘ultimate customization’ that we define as our ‘new premium in the EV era.’ I am looking forward to starting our activities in Formula E from the 2026–2027 season.”