Giti Tire Drives Formula Renault and Clio Cup Challenges for 5th Year

Giti Tire Drives Formula Renault and Clio Cup Challenges for 5th Year

24 Aug 2018 Motorsports
Giti Tire Drives Formula Renault and Clio Cup Challenges for 5th Year

From March to October, Giti is partnering with Renault on two unique and exciting racing series.

Giti Tire is participating in two different unique and exciting Renault vehicle challenges for the 5th year. One is the Asia Formula Renault, a one-make formula series brings together top Asian talent for 6 fun-filled races. In the Renault Clio Cup, GitiCompete GTR-1 tires on Supermini (B-segment) Clio cars provide an entertaining series. These two series provide great entertainment, and will next take to the tracks of Sepang in Malaysia during this weekend of August 25-26.

The Asia Formula Renault (AFR) is a one-make formula race series presented by FRD, and includes five fast and exciting formula style races in Asia. The series features Giti GTR1 tires and branding on each vehicle, using Tatuus chassis and 2.0L Renault Clio engines like other Formula Renault 2.0 series around the world. With a diverse group of passionate drivers participating, it gives a chance for young and developing racers a chance to race in a competitive and fast-paced environment.

Giti is also participating in the Renault Clio Cup series in Asia for the 5th year, with its race days bringing together more than 20 of the toughest drivers in the region competing fiercely in sub-compact, high powered race cars. Utilizing Renault Clio cars with F4R RS 2.0 liter engines, these fast and interesting vehicles bring fun and excitement to Malaysia, China, and Thailand.

These two series are an example of Giti partnering with major races and automotive companies to put Giti tires to the test on the ‘Ultimate Proving Ground’, that includes the toughest motorsports tracks. This technology is then refined and used in tires for the company’s everyday driving vehicles. In addition to other commitments with top motorsports competitions in Europe and elsewhere in the world, Giti Tire is dedicated to continuing its competitive racing involvement.

About Giti Tire

Giti Tire Group (headquartered in Singapore) has roots in the tire business going back to 1951 and is now one of the world’s largest tire companies. Giti Tire produces a broad range of tire products, serving major original equipment vehicle manufacturers, auto-service outlets, motorsports teams, tire dealers, and consumers in more than 130 countries worldwide. The company has eight production centers in three countries, including a newly opened tire factory in South Carolina, USA.

Giti's global motorsports recent and current activities include participation in the renowned Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race, official tire supplier to Super Truck racing championship in Australia, the Fun Cup racing series in the UK, newly announced tire supplier for the Formula 3 Asia Series, as well as collaborating with many other teams and racing series around the world.

Find out more at the official Giti Tire website

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