Home' Sunraysia Daily : motors07022015 Contents Sunraysia Daily Saturday, February 7, 2015
THE Clipsal 500 round of the
V8 Supercars series starting
on February 26 will see a full
competition round of the Toyo
Tires Stadium Super Trucks
Presented by Traxxas run over
three days on the Adelaide street
The Stadium Super Trucks race
on Toyo’s Open Country A/T II as
their control tyre.
Also available to consumers,
the state-of-the-art all-terrain
tyre features improved wear
and puncture resistance, with
an aggressive tread pattern and
innovative compound providing
superior grip in on and off-road
Toyo Tires Stadium Super
Trucks will see 10 high profile
local and international drivers
racing side by side in high
powered off-road trucks. The
trucks approach speeds of up to
240km/h and ramps launch trucks
five metres into the air and 40
metres down the track.
Recently returned from South
America following a final stage
win at the Dakar Rally, SST
founder, seven-time off-road
world champion and Team Toyo
member Robby Gordon is excited
to launch the series in Australia.
“ The growth of the Stadium
Super Trucks Series has been
incredible, ” he said.
“ For us to take our series
outside North America for the
first time is a really big deal, so
we were very selective in choosing
“ The Clipsal 500 is one of the
biggest and best entertainment
events in Australia, so for us it
was a perfect fit.
“ Stadium Super Trucks is harsh
on tyres and the Open Country
A/T II tyres take everything we can
throw at them. There isn’t much I
haven’t put these tyres through.”
Gordon said the one thing he
had no issues with over 9000km
of the 2015 Dakar Rally was his
“ In fact, we have not had an
issue with our Toyo tyres for more
than three years in the Dakar
Rally, which is amazing given the
harsh terrain and the amount
of punishment they are put
Toyo Tyres Australia marketing
manager Jose Angeles said
Stadium Super Trucks will
reinforce the off-road credentials
of Toyo’s Open Country brand.
“Toyo Tyres Australia Limited
has a legacy of supporting
emerging motorsports, from
drifting to off-road racing,” he
“The demanding nature of
Stadium Super Truck racing is the
ideal showcase for demonstrating
the versatility and durability of
the Open County A/T II tyre.
“The V8 Supercars crowd will
love the drama and spectacle of
this new racing style.”
Toyo’s Open Country A/T II
is available now in popular
sizes, and the range will soon
be expanded to 31 sizes -
most available in a light-truck
Toyo Tires announces
Toyo Tires has acquired the naming
rights sponsorship of the Australian
debut of Stadium Super Trucks at the
Clipsal 500 in Adelaide.
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