Bridgestone to help Volkswagen ID. R in Nürburgring lap record bid

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments
 
Bridgestone to help Volkswagen ID. R in Nürburgring lap record bid
Volkswagen will attempt to set a new lap record for an electric vehicle on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in summer 2019 on Bridgestone Potenza slick tyres

Bridgestone is supplying Potenza branded slick tyres as a new chapter in its Volkswagen supply partnership begins at the Green Hell of the Nürburgring. Volkswagen’s electric ID. R will aim to beat the lap record for electric vehicles on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in summer 2019. Bridgestone is a long-term original equipment tyre supplier for the firm’s production vehicles, and the new deal sees the companies expand their partnership into motorsport. The ID. R is the racing forerunner to the new ID. product family – Volkswagen’s wide range of purely electric vehicles to be launched from 2020.

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