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Goodyear making ‘comeback’ at Silverstone with soft, medium WEC tyres

Goodyear making ‘comeback’ at Silverstone with soft, medium WEC tyres

28th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Although active within North America, including as exclusive tyre supplier to NASCAR’s top three series, the Goodyear name has long played second fiddle in motorsport to Dunlop in other parts of the world. This will change on Sunday, with the brand’s return to global motorsport at Silverstone. Goodyear says that after 12,000 kilometres of testing at seven circuits, it is “well prepared” for its comeback.

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Yokohama set for rocking and racing at the Silverstone Classic

Yokohama set for rocking and racing at the Silverstone Classic

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, returns to the Silverstone Classic for its second year as the official tyre partner. Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the motorsport and classic car event from 26–28 July.

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Pirelli at Silverstone Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup round 2

Pirelli at Silverstone Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup round 2

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Silverstone will host the 3 Hours of Silverstone this weekend, round two of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, exclusively supplied by Pirelli. This follows the opening round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe, which took place 160km down the road at Brands Hatch last weekend. The Lamborghini Super Trofeo will feature too, and the entire grid will also run on Pirelli rubber.

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Melksham Motor Spares to exhibit at Japfest 2019

Melksham Motor Spares to exhibit at Japfest 2019

1st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Melksham Motor Spares will appear at Silverstone on 5 May, exhibiting at Japfest 2019, Europe’s biggest Japanese car show. More than 4,000 of Europe’s best Japanese cars from the UK's thriving club scene will appear at the event, alongside drifting displays and a retail village. The independent automotive parts distributor will seek to raise brand awareness at the event.

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130-plus teams on Formula Student 2019 grid

25th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Formula Student, a student engineering competition organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, will see more than 3000 participants from over 25 countries take part in the event which returns to Silverstone this July. Formula Student challenges university teams from across the world to design and build a single seater car which they drive in a series of races over three days on the renowned Silverstone track.

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Giti Tire rides again at VW Fun Cup 2019

Giti Tire rides again at VW Fun Cup 2019

6th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire is follow the season in which it achieved its first podium finish, taking third place at Holland’s Circuit Zandvoort, by continuing its close involvement in the VW Fun Cup. It will mark its fourth year as official tyre partner in 2019. There are eight endurance races scheduled for 2019, lasting from three to eight hours with two to four drivers. Giti will also run its fully livered GT Radial car.

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Dunlop supporting young BTC talent at Silverstone

Dunlop supporting young BTC talent at Silverstone

23rd August 2018 | 0 Comments

The UK round of the FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships takes place at Silverstone’s GoPro British Grand Prix over the weekend of 24-26 August. The event marks the first appearance of the British Talent Cup alongside the World Championships.

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Yokohama debuts in the Silverstone Classic highlights programme

Yokohama debuts in the Silverstone Classic highlights programme

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

A special highlights programme from this year’s Silverstone Classic Festival, which took place on 20-22 July, will be shown at 8pm this evening on ITV4. Viewers will be able to enjoy a summary of the key events of the three-day classic motoring festival, where premium tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, made its debut as the Official Tyre Partner this year.

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Yokohama debutants succeed at Oulton Park, Silverstone

Yokohama debutants succeed at Oulton Park, Silverstone

6th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Reigning British Touring Car Champion, Ash Sutton, made his debut in the TCR UK Series this weekend at Oulton Park, taking victory in both races and heaping praise on his Yokohama tyres in the process.

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UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama will present a host of high-octane entertainment in its debut as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic this weekend. The event will also mark the celebration of Yokohama’s UK distributor, Yokohama HPT’s, 30th anniversary in the UK.

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Australia’s Monash team crowned Formula Student 2018 champions

Australia’s Monash team crowned Formula Student 2018 champions

16th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Monash Motorsport, from Australia, has claimed victory at Formula Student 2018, the student racing car event run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The team saw off competition from 129 student teams from over 30 countries at Silverstone.

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Yokohama and TCR UK head to Castle Combe

Yokohama and TCR UK head to Castle Combe

11th July 2018 | 0 Comments

TCR UK will make its debut at Castle Combe circuit in Wiltshire on 14-15 July as it enters rounds seven and eight. The race weekend marks the halfway point in the first ever Yokohama-backed series.

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Yokohama becomes Official Tyre Partner to Silverstone Classic

Yokohama becomes Official Tyre Partner to Silverstone Classic

2nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has become the Official Tyre Partner for the Silverstone Classic festival for the first time in its 100-year history in an association the tyre manufacturer says reflects its rich motorsport heritage. In its new role, Yokohama becomes the title sponsor for several highlights, including the Yokohama Trophy for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars and the Yokohama Silverstone Classic Supercar Track Parade and Paddock Display. The company will present the Yokohama Silverstone Classic Club Car of the Show Award.

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Daniel Lloyd secures victories in successful start to Yokohama-supported TCR UK series

Daniel Lloyd secures victories in successful start to Yokohama-supported TCR UK series

3rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

Daniel Lloyd claimed victories in both opening rounds of the inaugural TCR UK Series at Silverstone. In changeable conditions, series tyre supplier Yokohama said it was happy with the performance of its A005 slick and A006 wet tyres.

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Yokohama-supported TCR UK series to commence at Silverstone

Yokohama-supported TCR UK series to commence at Silverstone

28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Easter weekend will welcome a new touring car racing series to UK circuits. Having launched the partnership on its stand at Autosport International 2018 in January, TCR UK will begin at Silverstone with all competitors pushing their cars to the limit on Yokohama tyres.

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