Santa Ana, CA – For the third consecutive season, Yokohama Tire is partnering with Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) and United States Auto Club (USAC) as the official tire partner and presenting sponsor for the USAC-sanctioned Porsche Sprint Challenge North America and USA West by Yokohama.
Yokohama’s ADVAN A005™ racing slicks and ADVAN A006™ wets are the spec tires for the one-make series, which kicks off its season at Sebring on March 24. For 2023 the series has grown to five classes: 992 GT3 Cup Pro/AM, 992 GT3 Cup Am, 991 GT3 Cup, Cayman GT4 Clubsport Pro/Am and Cayman GT4 Clubsport Am.
“We’re honored again to join forces with PMNA and USAC on Porsche Sprint Challenge one-make racing in the United States,” said Patricia Wall, Yokohama’s motorsports manager. “This exciting series is a perfect fit within our overall motorsports program and presents another excellent opportunity to spotlight our ADVAN® racing slicks in some of the most competitive racing in North America.”
“The Porsche Sprint Challenge North America series is entering its third season in 2023,” said USAC President Kevin Miller, “and the support of Yokohama has been monumental in building one the largest one-make series in the USA. We look forward to launching our 2023 championship at Sebring and racing at the most iconic road racing venues in America throughout the season and crowning our 2023 champions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October!”
2023 Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama schedule:
Mar. 24-26 Sebring International Raceway
Apr. 28-30 Barber Motorsports Park
June 2-4 Virginia International Raceway
June 30-July 2 Mid-Ohio (GT3 991 Class)
July 7-9 Mid-Ohio (GT4 Cayman Class)
Aug.11-13 Road America
Aug. 25-27 Circuit of the Americas
Oct. 6-8 Indy Road Course
2023 Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West by Yokohama schedule:
Apr. 21-23: Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch
June 16-18: Sonoma Raceway
July 14-16: Utah Motorsports Campus
Aug. 25- 27: Circuit of the Americas
Sept. 8-10: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
Oct. 6-8: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
For more details on the Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama, visit https://www.porschesprint.com.
For more info on Yokohama motorsports programs, go to https://www.yokohamatire.com/motorsports.
The Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama is part of Yokohama’s extensive list of 2023 North American-based motorsports activities – both on- and off-road – which includes the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama, Global Time Attack and Super Lap Battle USA, Nitro Rallycross, NASA, SCORE, King of the Hammers, Crandon International Raceway sponsorship, 24 Hours of Lemons, Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1000, Ultra4 National Series, Brenthel Industries partnership, Yokohama Tire Jeepspeed Race Series, TrophyLite Series and the Championship Off-Road Series partnership.
Yokohama also fields other sponsorships including Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels and the FuelFest car show/lifestyle series.