Tag: Martin Gibson

Team BRIT, Giti Tire end season with class win at Birkett Relay

Team BRIT, Giti Tire end season with class win at Birkett Relay

20th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Team BRIT, racing together with dedicated sponsor Giti Tire, won its class at the season-ending Birkett Relay. Team Brit and the fully liveried GT Radial VW Fun Cup bug finished first in Class C, posting 142 laps. The result meant 14th place overall, just two laps off the eventual winners.

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Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secured three one-two finishes in four races at the Truck Grand Prix at the Zolder Race Circuit, Belgium. In race one British and European Truck Racing Champion Stuart Oliver finished first with Martin Gibson, manager EU Testing Centre & Motorsport UK for Giti Tire, securing his inaugural podium finish in second. In the following race the team achieved the same result having started from the back of a reverse grid on the narrow and twisty four kilometre circuit. The third saw Oliver victorious again before race four when Gibson went on to win his first-ever truck race, this time with his teammate just behind.

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Giti Race-Tuned v1 racing truck tyre in BTRC 2018

Giti Race-Tuned v1 racing truck tyre in BTRC 2018

8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

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.

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History-making Team BRIT receives Giti tyre test coaching at Mira

History-making Team BRIT receives Giti tyre test coaching at Mira

5th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Team BRIT has spent a day receiving coaching from key sponsor Giti Tire’s test engineers at leading UK research and development facility, Horiba Mira. The team aims to become the first ever all-disabled team to compete in the Le Mans 24 hour race with its revolutionary use of adaptive technology.

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GT Radial team cycles 707,265m in 24 hours to raise over £1,000 for Marie Curie

GT Radial team cycles 707,265m in 24 hours to raise over £1,000 for Marie Curie

4th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Raising more than £1,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care, GT Radial’s Le Mans 24 Hour Cycle Race team pedalled 169 laps of the 4,185m Circuit Bugatti. The team, comprising Brian McDermott, managing director UK for Giti Tire; Ellis Hadley, senior test engineer; Martin Gibson, senior test engineer; and Bertrand Saint-Supery, OEM EU technical director, covered a total of 707,265m to finish 340th out of 458.

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GT Radial quartet to cycle Le Mans 24 Hour for Marie Curie

GT Radial quartet to cycle Le Mans 24 Hour for Marie Curie

14th July 2014 | 0 Comments

A quartet of riders from GT Radial are to tackle the Circuit Bugatti in the Le Mans 24 Hour Cycle Race. Brian McDermott, country manager UK for Giti Tire, manufacturer of GT Radial; Ellis Hadley, senior test engineer; Martin Gibson, senior test engineer; and Bertrand Saint-Supery, OEM EU technical director make up the team who will be training hard and raising funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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