|OAK TREE GRAND PRIX AT VIR. PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES|
|While the Porsche 919 Hybrid competes for overall victories at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the likelihood of a GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entry of winning against the Prototype (P) class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is slim. However, for the first time this year, and in recent memory, the Porsche 911 RSR will have a chance at the overall race win when the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR takes place on Sunday, August 24. The two-hour and 45-minute event marks the fi...[Read more...]|
|STACKED RACE WEEK FOR YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION MOTORSPORTS|
|◾Season-opener at Sebring for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, plus Mint 400 off-road race are on the docket
FULLERTON, CA (March 12, 2014) – From Florida to Nevada, Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) motorsports teams will be in action this week. YTC will be competing at the season opener of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, March 13-14 at Sebring International Raceway, as well as the Mint 400, March 15 in Las Vegas.
'The motorsports program at Yokohama has a ...[Read more...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES TWO CORPORATE EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS|
|Takeda named EVP and CFO; Morita is VP, OE business
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULLERTON, CA. – (Nov. 4, 2013) – Takayuki Hamaya, chief operating officer at Yokohama TireCorporation (YTC), today announced the addition of two top-level executives: Naoki 'Nick' Takeda, executive vice president and chief financial officer; and Taketoshi Morita, vice president, OE business.
Takeda, who started working for YTC's parent company, The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC) in 1988, returns to YTC after 2½ ...[Read more...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF DESIGN FIRM FOR ITS NEW COMMERCIAL TIRE PLANT IN WEST POINT, MS|
|FULLERTON, CA (July 11, 2013) – A little over two months ago, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced its plan to build a new commercial tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Mississippi. Today, the company has made public its selection of Kajima Associates/Architects & Engineers, PC (KA/AEPC) of Atlanta, Georgia to design the first phase of the project – a 931,000-square-foot factory that will include production, warehousing and operations facilities.
Yokohama will make an invest...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN LAUNCHES NEW ERA FOR NISMO AS ITS GLOBAL PERFORMANCE CAR AND MOTORSPORTS BRAND|
|•Redeveloped global headquarters in Yokohama heralds new era for NISMO
•NISMO to create a range of affordable performance Nissan models from small cars to flagship sports cars
•Juke NISMO is the first, followed by new 2014 370Z NISMO
•New GT-R NISMO confirmed, the ultimate Nissan performance supercar
•Nissan's global motorsports program to be managed by NISMO
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today kicked off a new era for NISMO, confirming it as Nissan's exclusive global performance car and mot...[Read more...]|