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Toyo Tires Celebrates 16 Years as Official Tire of the National Auto Sport Association

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will continue to be the official tire of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) in 2018 and offer a new contingency program.

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Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will continue to be the official tire of the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) in 2018.

This represents the 16th year that Toyo Tires and NASA have been expanded the sport of amateur road racing together throughout the U.S. As part of that long-standing partnership program, Toyo Tires and NASA are excited to announce the official 2018 Toyo Tires Contingency Support Program.

A few seasons ago, a revamped spec tire program increased awards for competitors. Now in 2018, Toyo’s open tire class contingency offerings have been revamped, offering competitors the chance to grab up to $1,800 in Toyo Bucks per weekend.

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American Iron, Spec Iron, Spec Z, and CMC classes will be eligible for over $5,000 in awards per weekend. Participants in the NASA Prototype NP01, Spec E46 and Factory Five classes will be eligible for up to $4,000 per weekend while the classes of Spec Miata, Spec E30, Honda Challenge, and 944 Spec will be eligible for up to $2,000 in awards per weekend. The open tire portion of the Toyo Tires contingency program has also been revamped, offering competitors the chance to grab up to $1,800 in Toyo Bucks per weekend.

“Giving back to the racing community and offering best-in-class products is part of our long-standing tradition at Toyo Tires,” said Marc Sanzenbacher, senior manager of motorsports for Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “We want NASA competitors to know that we stand with them as they go for the win and hope this bigger contingency program provides the additional support they might need to go for that championship.”

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Toyo Tires will offer lucrative NASA Championships prize package with nearly $275,000 in cash awards and almost $50,000 in product support to competitors during the NASA Championships at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas in October. The tiremaker is also offering the largest single payout in the history of amateur road racing during the inaugural Toyo Tires Classic with a cash payout of up to $80,000 and over $130,000 in total cash awards to the Spec Miata competitors during the event. In all,  NASA competitors have over $1,000,000 in awards available to win during the 2018 racing season.

For complete details on the Toyo Tires Contingency Program, visit prizes.drivenasa.com.

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