BFGoodrich Tires unveiled its newest all-terrain tire, the KO2 T/A, back in 2014 to replace its long-standing KO all-terrain as its new flagship off-road tire. BFG just announced today that it is expanding its offerings for the KO2, a tire it hails as its “most advanced light truck tire ever.”
CRANDON, WISC. – Celebrating the 40th anniversary of both its legendary All-Terrain T/A tire and the company’s first official entry into off-road racing at the 1976 SCORE Baja 500, BFGoodrich has been named “Official Tire” of Crandon International Raceway. Today’s partnership announcement not only expands BFGoodrich’s long relationship with the “Big House,” but is an integral component to this summer’s remodeling of its historic barn and the main entrance to the track’s highly popular “BFGoodrich PRO Pit” area of Crandon’s massive 400-acre facility.
Editor’s Note: Below is a press release for BFGoodrich Tires regarding the opening round of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series this past weekend.
The 2016 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing season got off to a fast start for racers on BFGoodrich Tires in Rounds 1 and 2 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. BFGoodrich Tires claimed six wins and 12 total podium finishes at the opening weekend which featured near record high temperatures and tough competition on the 1.1 mile circuit featuring 11 jumps over a mostly clay surface.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Justin Lofton powered his Ford Trick Truck consistently through the dust, rocks and silt and outpaced the field for his second consecutive overall win and BFGoodrich Tires’ 27th overall title at the Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires last weekend held just south of Las Vegas.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – BFGoodrich Tires will be the presenting sponsor of the MINT 400 while its tires aim to master the 107-mile race course for the 27th time. The Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be March 9‒12, just south of Las Vegas.
For the past three years, BFGoodrich Tires has dominated the Mint 400, also known as “the Great American off-road race.” The tire brand that invented the all-terrain tire category 40 years ago has claimed the last three overall race wins and 27 of the top 30 overall finishes in that span.
Los Angeles, CA – (January 25, 2016) – Red Bull Global Rallycross and BFGoodrich Tires are pleased to announce a multi-year agreement that will see BFGoodrich become the official tire supplier for the Red Bull GRC series. The agreement will commence immediately in preparation of the opening race of the 2016 Red Bull GRC season, and covers both the Supercar and GRC Lites classes.
“We are extremely excited to partner with BFGoodrich as our exclusive tire supplier in Red Bull GRC competition,” said Red Bull Global Rallycross CEO Colin Dyne. “BFGoodrich’s legacy, both in and out of motorsport, is second to none, and we look forward to working with them as one of our most integral partners beginning with this season.”
NEWRY, Maine – After dominating its desert and short-course off-road race seasons, BFGoodrich Tires shifts from dirt to snow and delivers deep-freeze traction for the third Red Bull Frozen Rush event at Sunday River Ski Resort on Jan. 8.
Red Bull Frozen Rush is part of the Red Bull Signature Series, a progressive collection of action sports events. Once again this year, nine champion off-road racers compete on the purpose-built course, around obstacles, over snow-covered jumps and across the ski slope in 900-horsepower Pro 4 off-road trucks.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The brand that invented the all-terrain tire category is putting its heritage of success in off-road racing behind the largest desert race in the United States annually – the Mint 400. The Polaris RZR Mint 400 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires will be March 9-12, 2016, near Las Vegas.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Consistent performance throughout the race season helped BFGoodrich Tires claim two class championships and a total of 25 wins in the four pro classes in the 2015 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series season.
BFGoodrich Performance Team members Rob MacCachren and RJ Anderson claimed titles in the Pro 2 and Pro Lite class respectively with strong performances throughout the season and relying on the toughness and traction that BFGoodrich Tires provided. In the competitive Pro 2 class where traction and tires substantially influence performance of the 900 hp two-wheel drive trucks, BFGoodrich Tires swept the top three positions in the final standings with MacCachren, Bryce Menzies and Patrick Clark.