Though Yokohama will not supply tyres to the 2015 BRDC Formula 4 Championship, its success in the championship’s beginnings were proven by George Russell’s McLaren Autosport BRDC award. Now the UK distributor of Yokohama’s high performance and motorsport tyres has confirmed its commitment to young motorsport drivers on the first rung of the ladder.
Pirelli has been unveiled as the new tyre supplier to the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. The deal, agreed with BRDC F4 creator and promoter MotorSport Vision, Pirelli will fit P Zero brand tyres to all the MSV F4-013 cars from 2015. The new deal was revealed today at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham. The series had been supplied for its first two years by Yokohama, though the series’ goal of becoming a Formula One feeder series would have made the current F1 supplier’s tyres an attractive proposition.
British driver Will Palmer dominated this year’s BRDC Formula 4 Winter Championship, winning half of the eight races to become 2014 Winter Champion. Palmer, who finished the 2014 F4 Championship in sixth place, dominated the Winter Series, aimed at drivers and teams wanting to gain additional experience of the extremely competitive series. The Winter series […]
Yokohama saw two new winners on its control tyres in the third round of the 2014 BRDC Formula 4 championship. Will Palmer, twice, and Arjun Maini took their first victories of the year under hot conditions at Snetterton.
George Russell has extended his lead in the 2014 BRDC Formula 4 championship, thanks to another race win and a podium finish at this weekend’s three races at Brands Hatch in Kent. The young driver stretches his lead to 21 points over Raoul Hyman after six of the season’s 24 races. Yokohama is supplying the […]
The World Touring Car Championship’s James Nash, who claimed the new WTCC Yokohama Trophy, was a guest at the Yokohama booth during the recent Autosport International Show in Birmingham. During the show Yokohama HPT, the brand’s British division, displayed a full range of high performance race and road tyres alongside one of the vehicles from […]
Yokohama will begin its 2013 UK motorsport season at Silverstone, when four different series will utilise the Japanese brand as control tyres. The first round of the new BRDC Formula 4 series will be joined by the Aerial Atom Cup, the Sports 2000 series and Caterham Graduates.