|OFF-THE-ROAD (OTR) TIRE MARKET INDUSTRY REPORT WITH YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION'S TIM EASTER|
| ||FULLERTON, CA. – (March 24, 2014) – To no one's surprise in the industry, the off-the-road (OTR)tire market continues to fluctuate regarding supply issues. Two years ago, tire manufacturers could barely keep up with demand, and last year the supply was much stronger than the demand.
Tim Easter, director of OTR sales for Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC), discusses what causes the OTR tire market to change so frequently and what the outlook is for 2014 and beyond.
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|NISSAN ZEOD RC HITS THE TRACK FOR JAPANESE FANS AT FUJI|
|◾Electric prototype runs at Fuji Speedway for the first time.
◾Nissan-powered teams take top seven LM P2 positions in rain curtailed FIA WEC race.
FUJI, Japan – The Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled at NISMO headquarters in Yokohama last Thursday and performed three demonstration runs at Fuji Speedway in conjunction with the Japanese round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The Nissan ZEOD RC will complete an entire 8.5-mile lap of Le Mans next year on pure electric power at speeds...[Read more...]|
|Yokohama Tire Corporation'S New Advan Neova® Ad08 R To Debut At Washington Formula Drift Event, July 19-20|
|• Yokohama-sponsored driver Michael Essa looks to move up in the standings on Yokohama's 'fastest tire yet'|
FULLERTON, CA (July 17, 2013) – Veteran drifting competitor Michael Essa is taking Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) newest ultra high-performance tire – the ADVAN Neova® AD08 R – for a spin…and then some. The YTC-sponsored driver will debut the AD08 R during the Formula Drift event at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington, July 19-20.
Essa, who won Formula Drift...[Read more...]
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION GEARS UP FOR THE 2013 MOTORSPORTS SEASON|
|Plans include a new team in the ALMS GT Class and continued efforts in the GTC and GT3 Challenge series, off-road racing and drifting
FULLERTON, CA (March 7, 2013) – From desert racing to drifting, Porsche 911 GT3 to Ferrari 458, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is busy tuning up for the 2013 racing season. 'This will be an exciting year,' said Andrew Briggs, YTC director of product planning and motorsports. 'We have a new ALMS partner, a historic teaming in off-road and a strong, over...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Car Corral Offered for American Le Mans Monterey|
|The American Le Mans Monterey, presented by Patrón is providing an opportunity for VW car owners/clubs to unite and join in on the fun and racing action May 11-12.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's VW Car Corral experience includes a two-day general admission and paddock ticket with open grandstand seating, one souvenir program and preferred parking with other VWs, all for just $90.
'We've put this offer together so VW enthusiasts can enjoy a VIP experience as part of our world-class event,' s...[Read more...]|