Toyo Tires® Announces 2011 Contingency Programs for Motorsports

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CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – True to the heritage of Toyo Tires®, the company announced today it will support motorsports competitors across the country through contingency programs.  Amateur racers in a variety of disciplines such as autocross, Time Attack, road racing and desert off-road racing have the opportunity to win cash and prizes while running on race-proven Toyo tires.

In SCCA®, racers can win cash contingency from Toyo Tires for their successes.  Contingency payouts include the Solo National Event Tours, Solo Divisional Championships, Solo National Championships, the ProSolo® National Series and National Spec Miata road racing.  In 2010, racers won several championships while competing in the Street Touring® classes on Toyo Proxes® R1R™ extreme performance tires.

NASA road racers can earn Toyo Bucks for podium finishes while relying on the winning consistency of Toyo® Proxes® RA1™ R-compound tires.  NASA spec classes using these tires include:  American Iron, Camaro-Mustang Challenge, Factory Five Challenge, Honda Challenge, Spec 3/Spec e30 (BMW), Spec Miata, and 944-spec.  Also competing on road courses across the country, Redline Time Attack! racers can earn Toyo Bucks contingency payouts for their podium wins.  Many Time Attack drivers choose the Toyo® Proxes® R888™, street legal R-compound tire.

SCORE-International desert racers can win contingency payouts for running products such as the championship-winning Toyo® Open Country M/T® tires in classes including Trophy Truck, Class-1/2 1600, Class 8, Class 7, Class 7S and Class Stock Full.  In addition, competitors in the Best in the Desert off-road series can also win cash contingencies for earning podiums on Open Country M/T tires.

“Toyo Tires is proud to continue our extensive contingency support of amateur race drivers across the U.S.,” said Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.  “Whether racing on our Proxes UHP and R-compound tires on the pavement, or with our Open Country products in the desert, we offer a tire that will deliver a winning advantage.”

To learn more about Toyo Tires’ contingency programs, check out  .  To learn more about the full line of tires from Toyo Tires®, log on to . Toyo Tires manufactures and distributes a complete line of replacement tires for high performance cars, luxury vehicles, light trucks and SUVs as well as tires for commercial trucks, buses and off-road and construction applications.



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