The UK distributor for the Yokohama tyre brand has added several new motorsport series to its portfolio for 2016. In addition to maintaining its extensive range of championships using Yokohama as control tyre, it will add several key, high profile series in the UK and Eire.
The UK distributor for Yokohama tyres, YHPT, has said it is encouraged by the pace shown by Next Big Step runner Aaron McClure in this year’s BTRDA rally series. A graduate of the Formula 1000 Junior championship and competing as part of a ‘ladder of opportunity’ which is supported at all levels by Yokohama, McClure demonstrated excellent pace in his Group N Mitsubishi Lancer rally car on numerous occasions throughout the season.
The latest addition to the Morgan range, the ARP4, is to roll on Yokohama tyres. This very exclusive product from Morgan motorsport arm AR Motorsport will be fitted with the Yokohama Advan Neova AD08R tyres as standard.
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.
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 […]