Toyo Tires and the NSW 86/BRZ Club encouraged enthusiast drivers to put their tyres’ performance to the test, hosting a free track day at Sydney Motorsport Park on Saturday 21 November.
The event removed the barrier of entry fees, with participation free of charge for vehicles equipped with Toyo Proxes tyres. Drivers noted improvements in lap times, increased grip and improved confidence, and many left with the intention to participate in future motorsport activity.
Toyo Tires also provided set-up and tyre management advice alongside professional drivers, honing participants’ racing technique.
Five groups of social motorsport and club enthusiasts were welcomed for the friendly Supersprint format competition. Drivers challenged each other for the fastest times around the 13 corners of SMSP’s Amaroo South Circuit, building to a final shoot out of winners from each group.
“We organised the track day as a way to thank Toyo’s users,” said Toyo Tires Australia Marketing Manager Jose Angeles. “The track day is part of our renewed commitment to grass roots automotive clubs and enthusiasts.
“We aim to spark or nurture passion for motorsport by letting our users experience the full performance of the Proxes range and improve their driving skills in a controlled environment.”
NSW 86/BRZ Club President Sho Mai thanked Toyo Tires for the event.
“On track is where our cars come alive and where we can push them, and our skills, to their limit,” he said.
“We saw lap times improving all day on the twisty South Circuit. Informed tyre choice can make all the difference to the amount of fun you have on track, and Toyo getting involved with the club has made a massive difference.”
The Toyo Tires track day followed a technical night the tyre-maker hosted in August where
information on tyre safety, motorsport tyre management and compound choice was
￼discussed in detail with NSW 86/BRZ club enthusiasts.
￼Toyo Tires retails a range of ultra-high performance and motorsport tyres designed to meet the needs of all drivers. To get involved in future motorsport events and to review the full range of Toyo Tires head to www.toyotires.com.au