For many years, Bridgestone tyres were known primarily to Formula 1 fans. Since 1997, tyres from the Japanese company Bridgestone have been standard equipment in many teams. Michael Schumacher and Mika Hakkinen drove the tyres to victory, and from the end of 2006, Bridgestone was the sole tyre supplier for the racing teams of Formula 1. Also, Bridgestone tyres are used in the racing series Champ Car and Indy Racing League and the GP2 series. But you do not have to be a racer to enjoy driving with Bridgestone tyres.
The Japanese tyre supplier offers both tyres for cars, motorcycles and scooters, as well as tyres in the commercial sector, including for vans, light trucks and trucks. Bridgestone is original equipment manufacturer for new cars. In order to offer the highest possible quality, the company relies on its own research into new materials and technologies. The product range includes state-of-the-art Bridgestone tyres for summer as well as winter and all-season tires.
The tyre manufacturer Bridgestone was founded in 1931 in Japan. Company founder was IshibashiSh?jir?, who has immortalised in the company name. 'Ishibashi' translates into English as 'stone bridge', which became the name 'Bridgestone'. From the beginning, producing and selling tyres has been the company's main pillar. However, in the first half of the 20th century, Bridgestone also produced its own motorcycles and bicycles. Of particular importance was the sale of motorcycle tyres for manufacturers such as Honda, Suzuki and Yamaha. Today the tyre producer is one of the most important suppliers and producers in the world. There are numerous sales companies and production plants both in Europe and in other continents. The technical- and development centre of the tyre manufacturer is based in Rome.
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