|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION PROMOTES DAN FUNKHOUSER TO DIRECTOR OF COMMERCIAL DEALER BUSINESS|
| ||FULLERTON, CA (March 24, 2014) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced the promotion of Dan Funkhouser to director of commercial dealer business responsible for all commercial dealer and associated national account business.
'Dan Funkhouser has more than 25 years of experience in the tire business,' said Rick Phillips, YTC senior director, commercial and OTR sales. 'He has earned the strong respect of the industry, our commercial customers and his colleagues here at Yokohama. H...[Read more...]|
|OFF-ROAD RACERS REFLECT ON 2013 SEASON|
|• Highlights include Cameron Steele's early season win on Yokohama GEOLANDAR A/T-S® R tires|
FULLERTON, CA. – (Dec. 12, 2013) – From Nevada to Mexico, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and the Desert Assassins off-road racing team covered a lot of rugged, dusty ground during the 2013 season, producing several highlights, some even historic. The Desert Assassins were led by husband and wife duo Cameron and Heidi Steele, who campaigned their 800-horsepower Geiser Brothers Trophy Truc...[Read more...]
|NISSAN'S LEGENDARY TAKUMI: FOUR MASTER CRAFTSMEN WHO HAND-BUILD EVERY NISSAN GT-R ENGINE|
|• Automaker continues pursuit of innovation and excellence|
IRVINE, Calif. - In Japan, the term takumi is used to describe a master craftsman who has perfected his skills over years of painstaking work and dedication. It is reserved for those who are at the very top of their profession. At Nissan's expansive engine factory in Yokohama, four men have been designated as takumi. They are the sole assemblers of the engines that power one of the most heralded sports cars in automotive...[Read more...]
|Fan Activities Abound at this Week's American Le Mans Monterey Race|
|MONTEREY, Calif., May 7, 2013 – When fans arrive at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the American Le Mans Monterey race weekend May 9-11, they will find more activities to enjoy than ever before. While the world-class racing of the American Le Mans Series, presented by Patron, is always the highlight, the number of family-friendly fan activities will provide added value for their full enjoyment.
From autograph sessions and cancan dancers roaming the paddock to activities in the Yamaha Ma...[Read more...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRES WIN AT THE 25 HOURS OF THUNDERHILL|
|Motorsport Solutions/Ehret Family Winery Porsche 911 take top honors on Yokohama ADVAN®ENV-R2™ tires
When the checked flag came down after the demanding 25 Hours of Thunderhill, the Porsche 911 with Yokohama's ADVAN® ENV-R2™ orange oil-infused tires was alone in the winner's circle. Yokohama-sponsored driver Tyler McQuarrie helped lead the Motorsport Solutions/Ehret Family Winery Porsche to victory at the 25-hour, 1,953-mile endurance contest, December 8-9 at Thunderhill Raceway Park i...[Read more...]|