TOPEKA, Kan. (July 30, 2004) — Yokohama Tire Corp. has signed on to sponsor the Sports Car Club of America's Club Racing Worker of the Year award.
With the sponsorship, Yokohama will present all 13 winners of the award with a free set of Yokohama tires. One winner and a guest also will travel to the 24 hours of Le Mans race next year.
The SCCA's award recognizes individuals in 13 race specialties, including course marshall, emergency service, flagging and communications, grid, paddock, pit, race chair, radio tech, registration, scrutineer, sound, starter and timing and scoring.
“We're proud to associate our name and products with the dedication and professionalism demonstrated by the SCCA Club Racing Workers of the Year,” said Art Michalik, Yokohama's director of marketing and communications.