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    Goodyear finalises specification of single PURE ETCR tyre
    Testing programme continues with teams and partners
    “Overwhelmingly positive” feedback for unique treaded tyre

    Following several months of testing and high-profile launch events, Goodyear has finalised the specification of the unique treaded tyre that will be used in the exciting new PURE ETCR electric touring car...

    Following several months of testing and high-profile launch events, Goodyear has finalised the specification of the unique treaded tyre that will be used in the exciting new PURE ETCR electric touring car championship when it gets underway next year.

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    Goodyear completes WEC season with perfect result
    Jackie Chan DC Racing finishes first; Jota places second
    Final race in open competition before Goodyear’s exclusive supply

    Goodyear completed its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a perfect result on Saturday as its partner teams finished first and second in the 8 Hours of Bahrain.
    Jackie Chan DC...

    Goodyear completed its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a perfect result on Saturday as its partner teams finished first and second in the 8 Hours of Bahrain.

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    Two Goodyear teams finish on the LMP2 podium 
    Goodyear’s first 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2006
    Goodyear Blimp captivates the paddock and fans around the world

    Goodyear made a triumphant comeback to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this weekend, with two Goodyear partner teams finishing on the podium in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the return of the Goodyear...

    Goodyear made a triumphant comeback to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this weekend, with two Goodyear partner teams finishing on the podium in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the return of the Goodyear Blimp to a European race event.

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    Goodyear Blimp to fly at 24 Hours of Le Mans and Nürburgring
    First flight over a European race for more than 35 years
    Latest Goodyear Blimp debuted in Europe earlier this summer
    Builds on century-long relationship between Goodyear and Zeppelin

    For many Formula 1 and Le Mans fans of the seventies and eighties, the arrival of the Goodyear Blimp was a truly memorable...

    For many Formula 1 and Le Mans fans of the seventies and eighties, the arrival of the Goodyear Blimp was a truly memorable moment.

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    Goodyear makes long-awaited Le Mans comeback
    Five teams choose Goodyear for 24-hour marathon
    Goodyear predicts record-breaking pace

    Goodyear is aiming to add a comeback win to its record of 14 victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans when it makes its long-awaited return to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this month. This month’s race will be the first Le Mans to...

    Goodyear is aiming to add a comeback win to its record of 14 victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans when it makes its long-awaited return to the world’s most prestigious endurance race this month.

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    Motorsport provides the toughest laboratory for testing and developing new products, and the old adage of ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ applies not just to car manufacturers but to companies like Goodyear, too. For this reason, Goodyear has had a rich involvement in various forms of racing for several decades and is proud to have more Formula 1 wins than any other tyre...

    Motorsport provides the toughest laboratory for testing and developing new products, and the old adage of ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ applies not just to car manufacturers but to companies like Goodyear, too.

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    Goodyear to become new title partner of the Promotor’s Cup
    Luxembourg, September 2020 - Goodyear becomes the proud title partner of the formerly known Promoter’s Cup category of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) for the 2020 season.  The category for ‘CHROME’ rated drivers, dedicated to upcoming talent, will be known as the Goodyear Cup and feature the same...

    Goodyear to become new title partner of the Promotor’s Cup

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    Goodyear appointed exclusive tyre supplier and official partner to WTCR
    World’s top level of touring car racing to begin 2020 season at Zolder
    Goodyear develops highly versatile single slick tyre specification

    Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, September 2020 - Another exciting international motorsport program for Goodyear starts this weekend, with the first round of the WTCR -...

    Another exciting international motorsport program for Goodyear starts this weekend, with the first round of the WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup.

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    Goodyear partner teams second and third in LMP2 standings
    Teams used last weekend’s ELMS race as preparation
    Third ‘B-spec’ tyre compound makes WEC debut

    Brussels, August 2020 - Goodyear’s World Championship title hunt gets ever-closer with the restart of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps this coming weekend. The three...

    Goodyear’s World Championship title hunt gets ever-closer with the restart of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps this coming weekend.

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    Algarve Pro Racing chooses Goodyear as ELMS LMP2 Development Partner 
    Goodyear and premium watch manufacturer, B.R.M, form partnership with Algarve Pro Racing

    European Le Mans Series (ELMS) LMP2 racing team Algarve Pro Racing has announced a tyre technical partnership with Goodyear for the 2020 season.
    As the reigning Asian Le Mans Series Champion, Algarve Pro Racing has...

    European Le Mans Series (ELMS) LMP2 racing team Algarve Pro Racing has announced a tyre technical partnership with Goodyear for the 2020 season.

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    Goodyear has been chosen as the official tyre supplier and a founding partner for the first all-electric multi-brand touring car series, Pure ETCR.
    Goodyear is developing a bespoke tyre for Pure ETCR which will incorporate a combination of technologies inspired by Goodyear’s latest electric vehicle tyres and the new Eagle F1 SuperSport ultra-high performance range. The...

    Goodyear has been chosen as the official tyre supplier and a founding partner for the first all-electric multi-brand touring car series, Pure ETCR.

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    Extremely tough edition confirms durability of Goodyear carcass-technology
    January 20, 2020 – The KAMAZ-master team finished in 1st and 2nd position after 12 challenging stages and won the renowned DAKAR 2020. Claiming their 17th win, the KAMAZ-master team proudly adds this victory to their illustrious track record and celebrates with Goodyear as their official tyre...

    The KAMAZ-master team finished in 1st and 2nd position after 12 challenging stages and won the renowned DAKAR 2020.

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    History was made at Shanghai for the third round of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) where Goodyear took their first win since returning to international motorsport this season. 
    The Jota Sport Oreca of Roberto Gonzales, Anthony Davidson and Antonio Felix da Costa won after a race-long battle with its sister Goodyear-shod Jackie Chan DC Racing car of Ho-Pin...

    History was made at Shanghai for the third round of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) where Goodyear took their first win since returning to international motorsport this season.

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    FIA World Endurance Championship tyres to be developed for LMP2 teams for 2020
    LMGTE category to be exclusively supplied by Goodyear in 2020.

    Following Goodyear’s comeback to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the tyre company has announced that it will offer the same specifications of tyres to teams in the top class (LMP2) of the 2020 European Le Mans...

    Following Goodyear’s comeback to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the tyre company has announced that it will offer the same specifications of tyres to teams in the top class (LMP2) of the 2020 European Le Mans Series.

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    Goodyear announces another return to motorsport and will become the new sole tyre supplier to the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) from 2020.
    The decision comes with a view to enhancing Goodyear’s brand within the motorsport and ultra-ultra-high-performance (UUHP) segments. 2019 witnessed Goodyear’s return to these segments with the launch of its Eagle F1 SuperSport...

    Goodyear announces another return to motorsport and will become the new sole tyre supplier to the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) from 2020.

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    Jota Sport takes second place after charging comeback drive
    Jackie Chan DC Racing third after leading race
    High Class Racing star in opening stages

    The second stage of Goodyear’s comeback to motor sport was this past weekend at the 6 Hours of Fuji, Japan’s round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). A strong performance across the weekend resulted in two...

    The second stage of Goodyear’s comeback to motor sport was this past weekend at the 6 Hours of Fuji, Japan’s round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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    Standard Goodyear truck tyres beat the sands of Peru
    Brussels, January 21, 2019 – Gerard De Rooy took 3rd place in the Truck Class of the 2019 Dakar Rally with all four of the Petronas Team De Rooy Ivecos finishing in the Top 10 on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres.
    Petronas Team De Rooy was the only team to see all its trucks finish.  Dutchman Gerard De Rooy two-times...

    Gerard De Rooy took 3rd place in the Truck Class of the 2019 Dakar Rally with all four of the Petronas Team De Rooy Ivecos finishing in the Top 10 on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres.

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    Standard Goodyear truck tyres to tackle the sands of Peru
    Brussels, December 11th, 2018 – Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco, veterans of the legendary Dakar rally, are going for gold again in the world’s toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres.  The 2019 Dakar Rally takes place from January 6th to 17th in Peru where the 5,000 kilometre challenge will be driven...

    Brussels, December 11th, 2018 – Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco, veterans of the legendary Dakar rally, are going for gold again in the world’s toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres. The 2019 Dakar Rally takes place from January 6th to 17th in Peru where the 5,000 kilometre challenge will be driven mainly on sand.

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    Goodyear and NASCAR Extend Historic Relationship

    Goodyear Remains Exclusive Tyre Supplier Across All Three National Series
    Renewed Multi-Year Agreement Extends Six Decades of Partnership

    DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, November 2017 – NASCAR and The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company today announced a renewed, multi-year sponsorship agreement that ensures Goodyear is the...

    NASCAR and The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company today announced a renewed, multi-year sponsorship agreement that ensures Goodyear is the exclusive tyre of NASCAR’s top three national series

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    Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear Truck Tyres
    Team De Rooy takes all truck podium places on Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres
    Luxembourg, October 2017 – Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc.
    The Team De Rooy Iveco Powerstar 4x4 of Federico Villagra, Adrian Yacopini and Ricardo...

    Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc

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    Goodyear Tyres for ‘The Most Spectacular Truck Competition on the Planet’
    FIA European Truck Racing Championship on Goodyear tyres again
    Port Elizabeth, May 2017 – Announced as ‘the most spectacular truck competition on the planet’, the 2017 FIA European Truck Racing Championship will again see Goodyear supply its specially developed Truck Racing tyres to all competitors....

    Announced as ‘the most spectacular truck competition on the planet’, the 2017 FIA European Truck Racing Championship will again see Goodyear supply its specially developed Truck Racing tyres to all competitors

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    De Rooy Team Aims to Win the 2017 Dakar Rally on Goodyear Truck Tyres
    The 2016 truck class winner again picks Goodyear truck tyres for all vehicles
    Brussels, November 28th, 2016 – The De Rooy team, winners of the 2016 Dakar rally truck class, are going for gold again in the world’s toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres.
    Gerard De Rooy and his team...

    The De Rooy team, winners of the 2016 Dakar rally truck class, are going for gold again in the world’s toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres.

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    Goodyear Truck Tyres – The Fastest in the World
    Volvo Trucks’ The Iron Knight breaks two world speed records on special Goodyear truck tyres
    Port Elizabeth, August 24th, 2016 – Volvo Trucks’ ‘The Iron Knight’ has broken two world speed records for trucks on Goodyear tyres – making them the fastest truck tyres in the world.  The special tyres developed and built by Goodyear...

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    Goodyear Signs FIA Truck Racing Tyre Contract
    Partnership underlines Goodyear’s commitment to truck racing
    Brussels, March 17th, 2016 – Goodyear has signed a contract with the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) to become the exclusive tyre supply partner for the FIA European Truck Racing Championship.  The contract was signed today in Paris by Jean Todt,...

    Goodyear has signed a contract with the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) to become the exclusive tyre supply partner for the FIA European Truck Racing Championship.

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    De Rooy Truck Team Wins Dakar 2016 on Goodyear tyres
    The world’s toughest race won on Goodyear ORD truck tyres
    Brussels, January 18th, 2016 – The De Rooy team driving on standard Goodyear ORD off-the-road truck tyres won the truck class of the Dakar 2016 on Saturday (January 16).  Covering approximately 9000 kms in 13 days on the toughest terrain that Argentina and Bolivia...

    Dakar Win - 18 Jan 16

    The De Rooy team driving on standard Goodyear ORD off-the-road truck tyres won the truck class of the Dakar 2016 on Saturday (January 16).

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    Goodyear truck tyres ready for “The Odyssey” Dakar 2016
    De Rooy team picks Goodyear ORD truck tyres for world’s toughest race
    Brussels, December 8th, 2015 – Following successful extensive testing in Spain and Morocco, the 2012 Dakar race-winning De Rooy team has chosen Goodyear ORD off-the-road truck tyres.  These are in the size of 375/90R22.5 and will be fitted on three...

    Dakar 2016 - 8 Dec 15

    Following successful extensive testing in Spain and Morocco, the 2012 Dakar race-winning De Rooy team has chosen Goodyear ORD off-the-road truck tyres

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    Goodyear Gears Up for 2013 Truck Racing Season

    Goodyear Gears Up for 2013 Truck Racing Season

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    Jochen Hahn winner of the 2012 FIA European Truck Racing Championship

    Jochen Hahn winner of the 2012 FIA European Truck Racing Championship

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    Goodyear Extends TRO Truck Racing Partnership

    Goodyear Extends TRO Truck Racing Partnership

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    Euro Truck Racing Season Starts on Goodyear Tyres

    Euro Truck Racing Season Starts on Goodyear Tyres

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    Top Performer of the Year honours went to Hollard Shelby Can-Am racing star Ian Smith with Motorite scooping the Goodyear Racing Team of the Year title. Goodyear Driver of the Year was awarded to WesBank V8 Supercar series hero Hennie Groenewald.

    Top Performer of the Year honours went to Hollard Shelby Can-Am racing star Ian Smith with Motorite scooping the Goodyear Racing Team of the Year title. Goodyear Driver of the Year was awarded to WesBank V8 Supercar series hero Hennie Groenewald.

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    Goodyear Launches Truck Racing Drive Tyre.

    Goodyear Launches Truck Racing Drive Tyre.

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    Goodyear South Africa paid tribute to the cream of the motor racing fraternity last night, crowning rally champion Alfie Cox as the Goodyear Driver of the Year at its prestigious annual Motorsport Awards Dinner held in Sandton, Johannesburg.

    Goodyear South Africa paid tribute to the cream of the motor racing fraternity last night, crowning rally champion Alfie Cox as the Goodyear Driver of the Year at its prestigious annual Motorsport Awards Dinner held in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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    FIA Approves New Goodyear Truck Racing Tyres

    FIA Approves New Goodyear Truck Racing Tyres

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    Goodyear has been involved in NASCAR racing for more than fifty years, reaching millions of fans worldwide through action-packed television broadcasts and huge audiences at the track.

    Goodyear has been involved in NASCAR racing for more than fifty years, reaching millions of fans worldwide through action-packed television broadcasts and huge audiences at the track.

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    In the 52 non-stop years since Goodyear revved up its engines to compete in the motorsports arena, tyres made by the American -owned company have rolled into thousands of victory circles around the globe in all types of racing.

    Racing History – 2 Nov 06

    In the 52 non-stop years since Goodyear revved up its engines to compete in the motorsports arena, tyres made by the American -owned company have rolled into thousands of victory circles around the globe in all types of racing.

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    Goodyear has entered the fiercely competitive world of truck racing as an official supplier of tyres for the 38 tonne behemoths doing battle on the racetracks of Europe.

    Goodyear has entered the fiercely competitive world of truck racing as an official supplier of tyres for the 38 tonne behemoths doing battle on the racetracks of Europe.

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