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.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tires returns to the 2016 Dakar with two teams and three vehicles poised to challenge for the overall lead. The 13-day, 5,739-mile endurance rally begins January 2 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and includes stages in the country of Bolivia. Team Toyo Off-Road drivers include veterans Robby Gordon and Guerlain Chicherit, while introducing its newest member and 2015 Stadium SUPER Truck (SST) champion, Sheldon Creed.
TOOELE, UT – Kyle LeDuc and Toyo Tires celebrated Father’s Day Weekend with a third consecutive Pro 4 class sweep in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, UT. LeDuc has won seven consecutive races out of a total of eight so far in 2015 with his Toyo® Open Country M/T-R equipped #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires Ford F-150 truck.
CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tires has a long history in U.S. motorsports that includes championship wins, both off-road and on the tarmac. In 2015, the company continues its ‘All or Nothing’ strategy with best-in-class drivers and several popular race series. From Open Country off the road to Proxes on the asphalt track – Toyo Tires helps to turn racer’s dreams of winning into reality.
Multi-championship racers Robby Gordon and BJ Baldwin continue to lead Team Toyo in desert racing. Both will compete for the top spot in SCORE-International and Best In The Desert. Gordon and Baldwin have each won overall SCORE-International Championships and Baja 1000 races with Toyo Tires.
CYPRESS, CA – On the heels of a successful introduction last September, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is nearly doubling the size offerings for the Open Country R/T. Designed for light trucks and outdoor adventure vehicles, the Open Country R/T is built rugged for any terrain. It offers the perfect blend of excellent off-road traction, durable construction, and aggressive styling, with less on-road noise and a longer-lasting tread.