Premium tire manufacturer Yokohama has become the Official Tire Partner for the Silverstone Classic. In the role, Yokohama will lend its name to several of the festival’s highlights.
“Yokohama has a rich and successful heritage around the globe in all forms of motorsport so it’s fantastic that we’ll be playing an integral part of this year’s Silverstone Classic festival,” said David Seward, managing director, Yokohama HPT.
“We look forward to seeing some historic racing greats being put through their paces at Silverstone Circuit during the event as well as meeting up with the thousands of fans who will be cheering them on.”
Today, Yokohama supplies tires to drivers competing in 30 motorsport series in the UK including circuit racing, rally and rallycross. Its tires are also used in the FIA World Touring Car Cup.
“We are delighted that a company of Yokohama’s heritage and sporting pedigree will be our Official Tire Partner,” said event director Nick Wigley.
“More importantly, Yokohama is going to be a proactive partner helping us to deliver even more benefits to all those attending the Silverstone Classic whether competitors, enthusiasts or car club members.