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Toyo Tires leads Midlands sponsorship rush for MotoFest Coventry 2018

Toyo Tires leads Midlands sponsorship rush for MotoFest Coventry 2018

Monday 11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

A quartet of Midlands based firms gave their backing to MotoFest Coventry 2018 by signing up as sponsors, including a new sprint circuit sponsor. First up on the roll call of Midlands based sponsors for 2018 was Toyo Tires, which has its UK head office in Rushden, unveiled as the new sponsor for the long track sprint circuit. Organisers said after this year’s festival that the MotoFest was the biggest and best ever after record-breaking crowds poured into the city to enjoy the first ever competitive motorsports staged at the event. Visitor numbers are thought to have topped last year’s high of 130,000.

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Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

Tuesday 8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

In addition to serving as title sponsor to the World RX of Great Britain and supplying tyres to all World RX teams, Cooper Tire Europe has been confirmed as presenting sponsor to the RX2 International Series. This is the second consecutive year the tyre maker has acted in this capacity.

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Apollo Tyres signs three-year sponsorship deal Hungarian football team DVTK

Apollo Tyres signs three-year sponsorship deal Hungarian football team DVTK

Friday 4th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Deepening it’s connect further with Hungary, Apollo Tyres has partnered with DVTK – a local top flight football and sports club. Apollo is now looking at leveraging DVTK’s “passionate and massive fan base” to raise awareness of its brand among potential customers, business partners and consumer audiences in Hungary.

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Cooper Tires title sponsor of World RX of Great Britain

Cooper Tires title sponsor of World RX of Great Britain

Friday 4th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The first international rallycross event to be held at the Silverstone Circuit has gained a headline sponsor, and it is Cooper Tires. The event will henceforth be officially known as the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain.

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Falken a 24-Hour Race Nürburgring sponsor

Falken a 24-Hour Race Nürburgring sponsor

Thursday 3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Falken brand has signed on as an official sponsor of the 24-Hour Race Nürburgring, which takes place between 10 and 13 May. This promotion of Falken during the event will take place in addition to Team Falken Motorsports’ race participation with two vehicles, its Porsche 911 GT3R and the BMW M6 GT3.

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Yokohama becomes Official Tyre Partner to Silverstone Classic

Yokohama becomes Official Tyre Partner to Silverstone Classic

Wednesday 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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Avon Tyres announced as official tyre supplier to Series Elite

Avon Tyres announced as official tyre supplier to Series Elite

Wednesday 25th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has been named the official tyre supplier to the newly launched Series Elite, unveiled this week. Series Elite is a new one-make racing series that has been designed to allow amateur and more experienced drivers to compete on a level playing field.

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Sport sponsorship: Continental official partner, tyre of Giro d’Italia

Sport sponsorship: Continental official partner, tyre of Giro d’Italia

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Continental has become the official tyre of the Giro d’Italia as part of a three-year agreement signed with organiser RCS Sport that sees the tyre maker also take on the role of official partner to the cycling Grand Tour race. As official tyre partner, Continental will collaborate with Shimano to supply both bicycle and car tyres for the neutral technical assistance team.

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TerraClean-backed racing stars make strong starts to season

TerraClean-backed racing stars make strong starts to season

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Engine decarbonising brand TerraClean saw its two sponsored driving stars make a positive start to their respective 2018 campaigns at the weekend, in both the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and Renault UK Clio Cup races, held at Brands Hatch.

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Liqui Moly the official sponsor of 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

Liqui Moly the official sponsor of 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

In Denmark the best national teams will cross sticks at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship from May 4 to 20. The German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly is the official sponsor of the competitions that will be carried out in Copenhagen and Herning.

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Toyo sponsoring 2018 Tough Mudder series

Monday 16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tyre UK Ltd has announced an expanded programme of sponsorship activities one of which will see it partner with the Tough Mudder series of endurance events.

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Golf: Bridgestone title sponsor for Senior Players Championship

Golf: Bridgestone title sponsor for Senior Players Championship

Friday 13th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Beginning in 2019, Bridgestone will act as title sponsor for the Senior Players Championship, the annual golf championship for players aged 50 and over on the PGA Tour Champions. The agreement announced by PGA Tour yesterday covers a four-year period through 2022, and when players head out onto the Firestone Country Club’s South Course between 8-14 July, they will be competing in the ‘Bridgestone Senior Players Championship’.

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Absolute Alignment increases visibility with BTCC, British GT team support

Absolute Alignment increases visibility with BTCC, British GT team support

Monday 9th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment distributor Absolute Alignment has announced two partnerships with UK race teams in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and British GT Championship. The company has become an Official Technical Partner to Power Maxed Racing in the BTCC, and will support Academy Motorsport’s Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 entries in British GT. The company supplies wheel alignment equipment to workshops of all sizes. Company director Chris Dear has been in the motor trade since 1996 and has commensurate in-depth product knowledge.

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Baseball sponsorship: Westlake pairs up with San Diego Padres

Baseball sponsorship: Westlake pairs up with San Diego Padres

Monday 9th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Westlake tyre has struck a sponsorship deal with Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres for the 2018 and 2019 seasons together with its US distributor, Tireco Inc. The sponsorship includes a signage package, on-site activation and hospitality opportunities for dealers and VIPs, aiming to improve the brand image and brand influence in the local market.

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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

Thursday 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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