GREENVILLE, S.C. – June 10, 2010 – BFGoodrich® Tires today announced the list of 27 charter members inducted into its exclusive TeamBFG program for 2010. Through this program, BFGoodrich Tires recognizes and supports the top motorsports superstars, key industry partners, influencers and brand enthusiasts who share BFGoodrich Tires’ passion for motorsports.
TeamBFG is a diverse coalition of auto enthusiasts dedicated to the pursuit of GO. They represent various aspects of the automotive industry, including on- and off-road racing, rock crawling, custom car building and engineering, among others, and are constantly featured on television, in books, magazines and on websites worldwide.
Members bring their experience and enthusiasm for the ride (off-road and on-road) and BFGoodrich Tires adds its heritage and trial of its robust product line to help further upgrade driving performance. TeamBFG members and BFGoodrich Tires support each other through a variety of initiatives including media outreach, advertising and event presence.
“BFGoodrich Tires is thrilled and honored to recognize and work with the best of the best in the business, whether it’s in on-road racing, off-road racing, drifting, car builds – those who celebrate everything on four wheels,” said Tom Jupena, marketing communications manager, BFGoodrich Tires. “TeamBFG is an integral part of the BFGoodrich Tires family. The members share many of the same passions and values as our brand, so it’s a win-win relationship.”
In honor of BFGoodrich Tires’ 35th anniversary of competing in SCORE’s Baja races, the team is hosting a contest that will reward three TeamBFG members with coveted seats in BFGoodrich Tires’ Wide Open Excursion vehicle at the 43rd Annual SCORE Baja 1000. Fans can vote for their favorite TeamBFG member at NationofGO.com/forums
TeamBFG members will be drifting, endurance racing, rally racing, off-road racing, building and showing at hundreds of motorsports events throughout 2010 including Formula Drift, X Games, National Auto Sport Association (NASA), SCORE International’s Baja desert races, The Off-Road Championship Racing Series (TORC), Rally America, Rock Crawls, Goodguys, National Street Rod Association (NSRA) and many more. An updated list of motorsport events in which TeamBFG members will be participating can be found on BFGoodrich Tires’ new Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bfgoodrichtires
For more information on each member, and to stay informed with what each one is doing, please visit the “BFGoodrich” page on Facebook or log onto www.NationofGO.com
The 2010 TeamBFG members are:
RJ de Vera
Using motorsports as a proving ground for more than 35 years, BFGoodrich® Tires is involved in every type of racing, including oval, sports car, drifting, drag, desert, dirt, rally and extreme rock crawling. BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with vast motorsports experience, delivering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle. Visit BFGoodrich Tires at www.BFGoodrichTires.com
BFGoodrich Tires’ enthusiasm has extended on-line as well, with a gathering place for auto enthusiasts to upgrade their passion for driving through Nation of GO, where people can celebrate and share what they love to do best at www.NationofGo.com