Scoring a victory in one race and four further podium finishes, Giti Tire is going hell for leather at the 2021 British Truck Racing Championship.
Giti Tire Roars into Action at the 2021 British Truck Racing Championship
Between June 5-6th Giti Tire took to the road at Brands Hatch, with Martin Gibson, Giti Tire’s Manager - EU Testing Centre and Motorsport UK and Stuart Oliver of Team Oliver Racing taking the reins.
The first race saw Oliver finish in second and Gibson in third, while the second race saw Gibson netting third place and Oliver fourth. The third race saw fourth and sixth place positions for Oliver and Gibson respectively, while Gibson's scored a top place podium position in the fourth race.
Ending a full weekend of racing, the final race saw Oliver in second place and Gibson rounding off a strong showing in fifth. In the shortened 2020 season, Oliver finished third and Gibson fourth in the final standings.
Both the Giti MAN TGX and bonneted VOLVO VNL trucks continue to race on Giti Race-Tuned v1 global competition truck tyres in size 315/70R22.5, which are sold by Truck Sport UK. The tyre has been specially designed with even pressure distribution and footprint optimisation assuring competition cornering and braking performance.
The next meet of the British Truck Racing Championship, which is also sponsored by Giti Tire, takes place at Thruxton over July 3rd and 4th before heading onto Donington, Zolder in Belgium, Snetterton, Pembrey before finishing back at Brands Hatch.
Gibson said: “It was simply fantastic to get out there and enjoy truck racing again, and of course to secure the first win of the season, and five podium finishes in total with Stuart shows that we are going to be competitive again this year. The Giti Race-Tuned v1 tyres continue to prove themselves at the ultimate level, and in truck racing, where five-plus tonne machines are regularly reaching 100-plus mph, you have to trust the rubber implicitly,” continued Gibson.
For Giti, Competitive racing is hugely important for the company, as they are able to push its technology to new extremes while showcasing its everyday portfolios, “Which is why our truck and bus range is constantly improving to surpass the demands of today’s UK and European fleets,” added Gibson.