Robby Gordon and Toyo renew off-road racing sponsorship pact

Jan. 1, 2020
With a three-year sponsorship extension, Robby Gordon will continue to represent Team Toyo and its Open Country line of tires, competing in international racing events such as the Baja 500, Baja 1000 and Dakar.
With a three-year sponsorship extension, Robby Gordon will continue to represent Team Toyo and its Open Country line of tires, competing in international racing events such as the Baja 500, Baja 1000 and Dakar.

He is the 2009 SCORE (Southern California Off-Road Enthusiasts) International Overall Point Champion and the 2009 SCORE Trophy-Truck Champion

“Robby Gordon is an icon in the sport of racing, and has filled many pages of the history books thanks to his talent and determination to win,” says Yasushi Takagi, Toyo’s U.S. president and CEO. “He has helped to bring international recognition to the Toyo Tires brand in off-road racing, and we are excited to have him as a long-time member of Team Toyo.”

Gordon has competed on Open Country M/T-R tires since 2005. He has delivered several victories, including the company’s first Baja 1000 win in 2006, the first Dakar stage win in January of 2007 and the first SCORE Overall Championship in 2009.

He has also captured numerous SCORE desert racing victories over the last five years, and in 2009 he finished third overall in the grueling Dakar.

 

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“I’m excited about expanding this relationship for another three years. Toyo Tires makes a wonderful product. – Toyo is the best tire in the business that I have ever been involved with,” says Gordon.

“And,” he continues, “it is the best tire company as far as making stuff happen and building the best product possible to win races. I can’t say enough about it and how excited I am for the next three years of our relationship.”

For more information visit www.toyotires.com.

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