Giti Tire appeared on the 19 June episode of Top Gear, supporting the presenting trio’s participation in a round of the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC). The episode focused on commercial vehicles – an HGV special – as presenters Chris Harris, Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness passed their lorry driving tests before driving across the UK in new DAF, Mercedes and Scania pulling units. Their journey ended at Pembrey Race Circuit, where McGuinness then competed in a BTRC round in a fully liveried Giti truck.
Exol Lubricants and one of its distributors Chemodex are sponsoring Taylors Transport Racing in the new season of the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC). Taylors Transport Racing is headed up by veteran driver and fleet engineer Mark Taylor, who is taking the wheel of a 1,000 horsepower, five-ton MAN truck in the top flight of the national championship.
Giti Tire will travel to Thruxton this weekend as the 2021 British Truck Racing Championship, of which the manufacturer is the sponsor, prepares for its second round. Last time out at Brands Hatch (5-6 June), Giti’s drivers secured the team’s first victory and four further podium finishes over five races. Martin Gibson, Giti Tire’s manager – EU Testing Centre and Motorsport UK, and Stuart Oliver of Team Oliver Racing, are competing in Giti Tire Motorsport designed trucks. Gibson won the fourth race at Brands, while Oliver finished in second place, repeating his achievement in race one.
Textar sponsored Newell & Wright Motorsport achieved third place in the British Truck Racing Championship Division One. In the season-ending Brands Hatch meet, driver John Newell battled all weathers to finish ahead of his rival and consolidate third place.
Following its CV brake pad introduction First Line Ltd, with their 100-year-old Borg & Beck brand, entered a sponsorship agreement with the Cole Trucksport truck racing team providing them with premium quality Brake Pads and Discs.
The Team Oliver Racing truck on Giti’s CV Show stand launched the tyre manufacturer’s involvement in the British Truck Racing Championship 2018, both as sponsor of Team Oliver Racing and through its global competition truck tyre, the Giti Race-Tuned v1.
Goodyear has signed a three-year deal to become title sponsor and tyre supplier to the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC). The partnership has evolved following Goodyear’s positive involvement with the European truck racing championship (ETRC).