The Yokohama Tyre Corporation (YTC) has been named premier partner of the Porsche Carrera Cup North America for 2024, and will supply Advan racing tires as the control tire for all series races in the USA and Canada. All racers competing in Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 992) vehicles will be supplied Advan A005 tires for dry conditions and Advan A006 tires for the wet.
The Porsche Carrera Cup North America is the top tier Porsche one-make racing series in North America and part of the global Porsche Carrera Cup. In 2024, the Porsche Carrera Cup North America will feature 16 races at eight different circuits in the USA and Canada, with professional and amateur drivers competing. YTC also will supply control tires for the 2024 Porsche Sprint Challenge North America and Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West.
Yokohama’s three-year (2021–2023) medium-term management plan, Yokohama Transformation 2023, positions participation in motorsports activities as crucial to the company’s effort to develop new tire technologies that will further strengthen the Advan and Geolandar brands. As a result, the tire maker continues to participate in a wide variety of motorsports events in Japan and around the world, from top-category events down to grassroots level.