Bridgestone Announces 2022 Motorsport Plan


Bridgestone is engaging in global and sustainable motorsport activities to help further promote and develop motorsport culture.

Bridgestone Releases Motorsport Plans for 2022

In 2022, Bridgestone will continue to support various domestic and overseas motorsports, ranging from top-level professional series to grassroots amateur races, primarily by supplying Bridgestone Potenza tyres and Firestone Firehawk tyres for car races and Bridgestone Battlax tyres for motorcycle races. In its quest to keep providing "Driving Excitement" in 10 years, 20 years, and beyond. Bridgestone will continue to contribute to the development of safe, with peace of mind, and fun car, motorcycle, and motorsport cultures.

By engaging in a wide range of global and sustainable motorsport activities, the Bridgestone Group strives to achieve its commitment for "Emotion: Committed to inspiring excitement and spreading joy to the world of mobility." 

In Japan, Bridgestone supplies tyres for Super GT car races and All Japan Road Race Championship motorcycle races. Bridgestone's Firestone brand is the exclusive tyre supplier for the NTT Indycar Series in North America. Other races supplied with Bridgestone tyres include the Endurance World Championship (EWC), the world's foremost series of endurance motorcycle races organised by Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM).

Bridgestone will continue to advance and refine its technologies through top-level races around the globe that require maximum tyre performance. Bridgestone also supports grassroots motorsports, including the All-Japan Gymkhana Championship and Mazda's grassroots motorsport races. Bridgestone also sponsors the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge to support the ambitions of aspiring future engineers and help drive the evolution of mobility technologies.

About the author

Richard Wilson is a correspondent for The Tyreman. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, Commercial Tyre Business and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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