Professional race car driver to compete on Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires

Professional race car driver to compete on Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires

Tom O’Gorman will compete on Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires in the World Racing League Grand Touring Over class during the 2024 season.

Bridgestone Americas revealed that professional race car driver Tom O’Gorman will compete on Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires in the World Racing League (WRL) Grand Touring Over (GTO) class during the 2024 season. O’Gorman will race a 2012 Porsche 987 Cayman equipped with Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires and wrapped in a Bridgestone livery in the WRL, which continues April 5-7, at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio.

O’Gorman is a professional driver with race wins in the IMSA SportsCar Championship series and is also a two-time SRO World Challenge TC Champion and seven-time SCCA Autocross National Champion. Additionally, he won the 2022 GridLife Touring Cup championship using Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires upon its release in the summer of 2022. O’Gorman also helped take Rockwell Autosport Development to the 2023 ChampCar Endurance National Championship on Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires.

O’Gorman will race a 2012 Porsche 987 Cayman equipped with Bridgestone Potenza RE-71RS tires and wrapped in a Bridgestone livery in the WRL.

Launched in April 2022, Bridgestone said the Potenza RE-71RS tire are engineered for grassroots racing, designed with track day, autocross and endurance racing drivers in mind. The flagship Potenza product, RE-71RS, is a track tire and is available in 38 sizes from 15-20 in. rim diameters in the U.S. and Canadian markets. Popular fitments include Porshe Cayman, Mazda Miata, Subaru BRZ, Ford Mustang and BMW 3-Series.

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