CYPRESS, Calif.As it celebrates its13th year as the official tire of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA), Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is again throwing its support to the 25-Hours of Thunderhill.
The race will take place Dec. 5-6 at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Northern California.
Toyo said it will provide an on-site hospitality program for qualified competitors using Toyo Proxes-brand tires for the annual event considered the longest endurance road race in North America, drawing participants from around the country.
This will be the fourth consecutive year Toyo Tire will have its VIP rig on the raceway grounds to provide free meals at the track on Friday through Sunday.
Registered participants also will receive free tire mounting and balancing services from Thunderhill AIM Tire on all preorders and via trackside service at the raceway from Dec. 4-6.
The support Toyo Tires gives competitors at the NASA 25 hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Performance is unmatched, said Jeremy Croiset, NASA's director of business development. The race has quickly grown to become the preeminent pro-am endurance race in North America.
It is fantastic to have Toyo on board again this year to support competitors who choose the Toyo Tires brand, as they seem to really appreciate it.
Marc Sanzenbacher, Toyo's senior manager of motorsports, said the firm recognizes the extraordinary effort that goes into 'Surviving the 25,' and Toyo Tires is committed to helping make the 25-Hours of Thunderhill one of the most memorable and enjoyable road racing events each year.
The program, according to Toyo, applies to racers using the Toyo Proxes RS1 full-slick, Proxes RR DOT competition tire and the Proxes R888 tire in dry conditions; the Proxes R1R and Proxes RA1 are approved for wet use.
Toyo said tire purchases must be made through one of the following dealers by Nov. 27:
c AIM Tire, Ron Cortez, 707-938-9193, [email protected]; and
c Thunderhill AIM Tire, Jim Thompson, 530-519-2201, [email protected]
More information about the 25-Hours of Thunderhill is on NASA's website at nasa25hour.com.