NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 18, 2004) — The Bridgestone brand will be the official tire of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calif., for the third consecutive season, Bridgestone/Firestone said.
The open-wheel racing event is an annual stop on the Champ Car World Series circuit. Competitor vehicles will be shod with Bridgestone Potenza racing radials.
The tire brand also will serve as the official tire of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race for the eighth year, the Nashville-based tire maker said. Participants in that race will compete in specially-prepared Toyota Celicas equipped with the Bridgestone Potenza RE750.