British GT Championships Renews Avon Tyres Partnership

December 4, 2010

UK-based racing series, diagnosis the British GT Championship has renewed its title sponsorship with Avon Tyres to continue to be known as the Avon Tyres British GT Championship until 2014. The tyre company has confirmed that it will, once more supply the official control tyres to the British GT Championship.

Avon Tyres is owned by Cooper Tire Europe whose managing director, Julian Baldwin, said of the partnership: “We have enjoyed working with the British GT Championship and are delighted to have formalised an agreement with the championship organisers for a further three years. The constantly changing mix of cars, each with different characteristics, really tests our expertise but the Avon crew enjoys meeting the challenge head-on.”

Stephane Ratel, chairman of series promoters, SRO, added, “Avon Tyres shown great dedication to our championship, both on track and behind the scenes. The nature of GT racing brings special challenges for a tyre supplier and Avon has always delivered a superior product that delivers equal performance across a wide range of machinery and generates fantastic race action

“I am certain that Avon Tyres will continue to support British GT with marketing and promotion, bringing the excitement and aspirational glamour of top-flight GT racing to the race fans of the UK.”