|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION REACHES ACCORD WITH LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS ON SPONSORSHIP|
|Tire maker will reinstate its sponsorship of the team … but half of the playoff sponsor money will go to charity
FULLERTON, CA (April 30, 2014) – Looking to continue its support of the Los Angeles Clippers team and fans Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and the Clippers have a reached an agreement where YTC will immediately reinstate its sponsorship of the team, with half of the 2014 NBA playoff sponsorship funds being earmarked to a charity instead of the organization.
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|Continental Tire and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Continue Successful Partnership|
| ||Tire Company is Title Sponsor of Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, powered by Mazda
MONTEREY, Calif., February 6, 2014 – As road racing fans prepare for the inaugural running of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship May 2-4 at the world-renowned race track, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Continental Tire agree to continue the successful partnership they began in 2011.
The highlight of the Continental Tire Grand Prix Monterey, powered by Mazda is the new TUDOR United SportsCar...[Read more...]|
|Yokohama Tire Corporation-Sponsored Driver Michael Essa Captures The Formula Drift Title|
| ||FULLERTON, CA (Oct. 14, 2013) – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC)-sponsored Michael Essa is the king of Formula Drift – but it wasn't easy. Essa, who drives on Yokohama's newest ultra high-performance ADVAN Neova® AD08 R tires, claimed the 2013 Formula D championship in front of a sellout-crowd during Saturday's Round 7 'Title Fight' season finale at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.
Essa entered the final day of competition with a seemingly comfortable15-point lead. It increase...[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...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION AND DESERT ASSASSINS OFF-ROAD RACE TEAM HEAD TO SAN FELIPE FOR SCORE SEASON OPENER|
|For Yokohama Tire Corporation and the Desert Assassins off-road race team, the journey to winning the new World Championship of Desert Racing continues at the MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250, March 8-10, in San Felipe, Mexico.
Competing on specially-engineered 40-inch Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S® R tires, the Desert Assassins will have two 800-horsepower Geiser Brothers Trophy Trucks tackling the rough terrain of San Felipe. It will be Steele vs. Steele as Heidi Steele goes again...[Read more...]|