Yokohama Advan brand selected as control tyre supplier for three Porsche Racing series in US
Yokohama’s Advan brand tyre has been selected as the control tyresupplier for three Porsche-supported auto race series in the United States.
The company’s US tyre sales arm, Yokohama Tire Corp (YTC) will supply tyres for Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West, Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West Invitational, and Porsche Air-Cooled Cup USA races.
All three series were rescheduled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and Porsche Air-Cooled Cup USA now set to begin in July, while the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West Invitational series will start in August
The control tyres supplied by YTC will include Advan racing tyres Advan A005 for use on dry tracks and Advan A006 for wet tracks, as well as the Advan brand’s Advan A052 street sports tyre.
A wide range of Porsche models from various years will compete in these Porsche racing series being run on YOKOHAMA tyres. Porsche cars eligible to compete in the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West Invitational series will include several classes, including the 991 versions of the 911 GT3 Cup cars, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport, and 2019’s 911 GT2 RS Clubsport. The Porsche Air-Cooled Cup USA series will feature four Porsche classes, including the air-cooled G Series and 964/993 Cup cars.