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Mar 12, 2012

Bridgestone Putting $3 Million Up For Grabs For Road Racers, Supermoto Racers In 2012

Bridgestone posts over $3 million in contingency for 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has announced the details of its 2012 amateur road race and supermoto contingency program. With over $3 million available again this year, racers that choose Bridgestone brand race products such as the Battlax R10 and BT-003 DOT tires, supermoto tires, and various slicks and rain tires will have the opportunity to participate in the program.

Bridgestone has been supporting amateur road racing for more than 15 years with high quality tires, competitive pricing and generous contingency payouts that help offset the costs of racing. Performance Service Tire Company of Indianapolis, Ind., administers the contingency program and distributes race products through 13 different race tire companies located in various regions of the USA. For details, contact Quentin Vester, motorcycle manager, via email at or by phone at 800-828-9143.

About Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations:
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) is a business unit of Bridgestone Americas, Inc., whose parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. Reporting into the BATO business unit are the company's Latin American tire operations, the U.S. and Canadian consumer tire businesses and the U.S. and Canadian commercial tire businesses. BATO develops, manufactures and markets Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires. The business unit is focused on retail, wholesale and original equipment markets, supplying passenger, light truck, commercial vehicle, off road, motorcycle, agricultural and other tires to its customers in the Americas. In addition, through its Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions unit, retreading customers have access to industry-leading research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales expertise, providing them with a total tire solution.