Achilles Radial Sponsors ORANZ Class One Series 2015
YHI (New Zealand) Ltd is proud to announce Achilles Radial will be the Class 1 naming rights sponsor of the 2015 ORANZ Race Series.
The season starts Saturday March 7 with the ORANZ Champs North Island Round 1 at Kaukapakapa.
Class 1 Off Road Race Cars feature unlimited engine displacement, unlimited modification, transaxle, 2wd, tube frame.
Achilles Radial sponsored James Buchanan will be competing in Class 1 this season with his newly built Evo 10 powered Tatum super buggy.
"We are looking forward to being a part of the fantastic community spirit of Off Road Racing and all of the excitement that comes with watching the races!' says Sarah Marshall, Marketing Manager of YHI (New Zealand) Ltd.
About Achilles Radial
Achilles Radial produce an extensive range of passenger, high performance, motorsport and 4WD/SUV tyres. The Achilles Radial heritage is based on over twenty years of tyre manufacturing and design expertise. Using the latest computer modelling and automated manufacturing technologies Achilles Radial produce tyres of extraordinary quality. Achilles Radial is a proud supporter of motorsport in New Zealand and World Wide.
The Off Road Association of New Zealand (ORANZ) is New Zealand’s governing body for the sport of Offroad Racing. It represents Offroad Racing Clubs from Otago in the South Island through to Whangarei in the North Island.
ORANZ was established to make this extreme sport safer and competitive.
By running a National Championship racing series and creating infrastructure ORANZ has developed Offroad Racing into a high speed, spectacle that delivers everything fans of Motorsport are looking for.
Offroad Racing started in earnest during the 1960’s in the Mexican desert. In Europe the Paris to Dakar rally became notorious and long distance races of the Baja 1000 and Mint 400 became icons for the sport.