CHANDLER, AZ – Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires captured their third successive Pro 4 Class Championship in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) this past Saturday at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, AZ. This marks the fourth championship win for LeDuc and his #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford truck equipped with Toyo Open Country M/T®-R tires.
Toyo Tires today announced a new video series where it will be teaming up with World RallyX driver Ken Block. The new video series is Climbkhana, and it features Block’s 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR V2. Apparently Block further upgraded his ‘Stang with a twin turbo, methanol power, 1,400 horsepower V8 engine, and of course the crucial upgrade of proper traction that comes in the form of Toyo Proxes R888R tires. This will be the first time the Proxes R888R is available in the U.S..
LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Kyle LeDuc drove his #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford truck to a ‘perfect weekend’ at the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park, in Lake Elsinore, CA. Competing in Rounds 13 & 14 in the Pro 4 class of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS); LeDuc was fastest in practice, qualified first both Saturday and Sunday, swept both main events, and captured the overall track record with a best lap of 44.537.
SPARKS, NV – Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires captured a Round 11 Win on Saturday in the Pro 4 class during the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Wild West Motorsports Park near Reno, NV. LeDuc is pursuing his third consecutive Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) Pro4 Championship. If he gets it, he will set a new record for the series. His #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford truck relies on Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires for performance on the track.
Toyo Tires offered up its newest video featuring its Open Country M/T tires fitted on a unique off-road rig by Action Vehicle Engineering. With its team driver BJ Baldwin behind the wheel, the King Shock-equipped modified 1959 British Ferret 4X4 military scout vehicle tackles a wide variety of terrain. The video, titled ‘The Ferret,’ is designed by the Toyo Tires crew to “prove that Toyo Tires Open Country tires are capable of taking any vehicle across every terrain,” but you’ll simply appreciate the crazy-looking rig tackling a little bit of everything, including forests, deserts, sand hills and water crossings.
ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MX – Team Toyo driver Gustavo (Tavo) Vildósola, Jr. and Toyo Tires won the 48th Annual SCORE Baja 500 this past weekend, finishing first overall for Four Wheel Vehicles and first in the Trophy Truck class. Mexican-born Vildósola endured extreme temperatures to conquer the 477.52-mile desert course in a time of 08:20:52.105. His #21 Vildósola Racing / Toyo Tires trophy truck relies on 40-inch Toyo Open Country R/T-R tires to get through the tough desert terrain.
TOOELE, UT – Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires returned to the top spot on the Pro 4 class podium this past weekend during Sunday’s Round 6 of Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele, UT. The 2015 Pro 4 Class Champion won a hard fought battle with a come-from-behind victory in his #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford truck competing on Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp (Toyo Tires) announced today the company has extended its commitment as the Official Tire of Speed Energy Stadium Super Trucks presented by TRAXXAS for 2016. The racing series has become a global sensation, now with races in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and in New Zealand.
Cypress, CA– Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. today announces that it is a gold sponsor for Meals on Wheels America’s 14th Annual March for Meals – a month-long celebration of Meals on Wheels designed to rally communities nationwide around the vulnerable seniors who rely on the vital safety net to remain healthier and independent in their own homes.
“We believe Meals on Wheels provides a tremendous service to seniors in our country, and we are proud to support them in their effort to increase awareness, funding and volunteerism for their cause,” said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with viral video superstar and rally driver, Ken Block and the Hoonigan Racing Division. Block debuts his all-new Ford Fiesta ST RX43 equipped with Toyo Proxes R1R extreme performance tires in Gymkhana EIGHT. Part of the wildly successful Gymkhana series of videos, Gymkhana EIGHT debuts on the Ford YouTube channel on February 29th.