Giti Tire, one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers, has received the prestigious 2023 Formula DRIFT Tire Manufacturer Cup.
This recognition cements Giti Tire and its South Carolina-made GT Radial Tires as the trusted brand for motorsports, a news release stated.
The Formula DRIFT Tire Manufacturer Cup is awarded annually to the tire manufacturer that consistently demonstrates unparalleled performance and reliability on demanding Formula DRIFT circuits. Giti Tire's success in the 2023 Formula DRIFT Tire Manufacturer Cup underscores the company's commitment to performance and innovation, all while contributing to South Carolina's economy and workforce, the release stated.
“This award is a testament to the unrivaled quality of Giti Tire's products, which have consistently delivered exceptional results on the track, all while being proudly made in South Carolina,” said Wai Yeen Phang, CEO of Giti Tire, in the release. “We take great pride in knowing that our tires have been the choice of champions and have helped drivers excel in Formula DRIFT competitions.”
Giti Tire and the GT Radial brand have played an integral part of Formula DRIFT competitions, providing exceptional grip, control, and durability, the release stated. In 2021, GT Radial was named the Official Tire of the PROSPEC series for up-and-coming drivers. That title will continue for two years. Additionally, GT Radial has renewed its partnership with Formula DRIFT for another three-year term to provide tires to teams in the PRO Championship.