Sign up to recieve our press releases via email:
Subscribe to Media Alerts
This year, we have greatly expanded our lineup of competition tires, especially our Proxes RR two-groove product. This expanded lineup provides even more access to a wider variety of racers wishing to compete in NASA road racing.
CYPRESS, CA – The Toyo Tires® name continues to be a fixture at the USAF 25 Hours of Thunderhill™ with its on-site VIP track services and hospitality. The 25 Hours is the longest endurance road race in North America and Toyo Tires is celebrating its eighth year supporting the event.
This year’s race is December 6 – 8 at the Thunderhill Raceway Park located near Willows, CA. Competitors using Toyo® Proxes® tires will enjoy access to the Toyo Tires hospitality area including meals on Friday (lunch and dinner), Saturday (breakfast, lunch, dinner and a midnight snack), and Sunday (breakfast and lunch).
The program applies to racers using the Toyo Proxes® RS1™ full-slick, the Proxes® RR DOT competition and the Proxes® R888R™ tires in dry conditions; while the Proxes® R1R™ and Proxes® RA1™ are approved for wet use. This is the 17th year Toyo Tires has been the Official Tire of NASA.
“Toyo Tires continues to lead the way with unrivaled support for NASA 25 Hour teams,” said Jeremy Croiset, NASA Vice President. “Their support program along with the competitive advantages their product line offers teams has made them the top choice of competitors for the event. We couldn’t be more pleased that they have continued this support program for 2019 and look forward to watching how this historic event develops.”
“Toyo Tires is proud to continue its support of the 25 Hours for 2019, and to provide extra assistance to registered competitors using Toyo Proxes competition tires,” said Marc Sanzenbacher, senior manager, motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “This year, we have greatly expanded our lineup of competition tires, especially our Proxes RR two-groove product. This expanded lineup provides even more access to a wider variety of racers wishing to compete in NASA road racing.”
Space for this special program is limited. Racers must register for the VIP hospitality at toyotires.com/races-and-places/racer-direct-program and tire purchases must be made through the following dealer by November 29.
To learn more about the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, check out http://nasa25hour.com/. For more information about the Toyo Tires contingency offered for NASA competitors, go to https://www.nasaproracing.com/contingencies.
About Toyo Tires®
Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for more than 70 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including side-by-sides, light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars and hybrids as well as commercial trucks. Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit www.toyotires.com. You can also join the Toyo Tires community on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.