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Drivers have praised the Geolandar SD for its superb durability and performance in rugged off-road races.
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has announced that a vehicle equipped with its Geolandar SD off-road tyres sold in overseas markets finished first in the UTV N/A Pro class at the 2022 Method Race Wheels “Casey Folks” Vegas to Reno.
The race, held in the U.S. state of Nevada during 10th -13th August, was the latest round of the 2022 Best In The Desert series.
After finishing the long, demanding desert terrain course without a puncture, team’s driver Max Eddy praised his vehicle’s Geolandar SD tyres, saying "My Yokohama Geolandar SD tyres worked flawlessly, providing confidence, predictability and its drive ability is just what I needed to get me through the brutal Nevada desert in first place." Max Eddy also drove his Geolandar SD–equipped UTV to a class victory in the previous Best In The Desert 2022 event in April.
Drivers have praised the Geolandar SD for its superb durability and performance in rugged off-road races. A vehicle equipped with the tyres also finished first in the Pro UTV Open class at this year’s Score San Felipe 250, held from 30th March to April 3 in Mexico.
The 2022 Method Race Wheels “Casey Folks” Vegas to Reno is a 495 mile (about 800km) off-road race across a challenging desert landscape that includes muddy, sandy and rocky areas from Las Vegas in southern Nevada to Reno in northwest Nevada. Vehicles fitted with Geolandar tyres have achieved excellent results in past Best In The Desert events, including the overall championship in the October 2020 race and a class championship in the September 2021 race.
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