YOKOHAMA supplies Tyres for ADAC GT Masters

Tokyo - The YOKOHAMA Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today that it will begin supplying control tyres for the ADAC GT Masters, which will open its season on 31st March 2012 in Oschersleben, Germany. For dry conditions, YOKOHAMA will supply ADVAN A005 tyres with improved environmental performance while maintaining excellent gripping power thanks to the company’s orange oil compounding technology, and for wet conditions, the ADVAN A006.

The ADAC GT Masters is one of the most popular GT series in Europe. In the 2012 season, up to 44 cars will compete in 16 rounds staged in eight events in Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, and all races will be televised. High speeds and exciting races are guaranteed, since all vehicles are super sports cars under FIA GT3 regulations.

The company provides control tyres for many top races all over the world such as FIA World

Touring Car Championship (WTCC), Macau Grand Prix, IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge in U.S.A. and GT Asia Series. At the Macau Grand Prix, in particular, YOKOHAMA is proud to have been the supplier of control tyres for 30 consecutive years. In January, in recognition of the outstanding performance of its tyres as well as its ability to support high-level races with its technology and accumulated know-how, YOKOHAMA was also selected as the control-tyre supplier for the FIA Formula 2 Championship.

Event Calendar for 2012

Rounds Date Circuit Venue
1&2 1st April 2012 Oschersleben Germany
3&4 6th May 2012 Zandvoort The Netherlands
5&6 10th June 2012 Sachsenring Germany
7&8 15th July 2012 Nürburgring Germany
9&10 12th August 2012 Red Bull Ring Austria
11&12 26th August 2012 EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany
13&14 16th September 2012 Nürburgring Germany
15&16 30th September 2012 Hockenheimring Germany