Yokohama's Support for Motor Sports in 2020

Tokyo – The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., today announced its plans for supporting motor sports events in 2020. The technology strategy outlined in the Company’s current medium-term management plan, the Grand Design 2020 (GD2020), positions participation in motor sports activities as crucial to Yokohama Rubber’s effort to be at the vanguard of the development of new tyre technologies. In 2020, we therefore will once again be participating in a wide variety of events in Japan and elsewhere around the globe, from the top-category races to grassroots races. In addition to supporting our pursuit of the most advanced technologies, our enthusiastic and active participation in motor sports enables us to contribute to the further development of the motor sports market. This release briefly introduces some of the main events Yokohama Rubber will be participating in this year.