Published on December 8th, 2023 | by Subhash Nair


Bridgestone Announced As Exclusive Tire Supplier For Formula E 2026-2030

Bridgestone Corporation Announced as Exclusive Tire Supplier for Formula E from 2026-2030 Season

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) World Motor Sport Council has appointed Bridgestone Corporation as the exclusive tire supplier for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, beginning with the 2026-2027 season and extending through 2029-2030. This significant milestone underscores Bridgestone’s pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable global motorsports.

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Bridgestone’s selection as the sole tire supplier for Formula E aligns seamlessly with the company’s long-term commitment to sustainable technology and innovation. By partnering with the FIA, Bridgestone aims to continue developing cutting-edge, sustainable solutions while contributing to the realization of a more sustainable society.

Mr. Shu Ishibashi, Global CEO and Representative Executive Officer of Bridgestone Corporation, expressed his excitement about the company’s return to the FIA World Championship, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Bridgestone’s motorsports activities. “Motorsports is Bridgestone’s passion. Always has been, and always will be. I am delighted to announce our return to an FIA World Championship this year as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of our motorsports activities,” said Mr. Ishibashi.

Bridgestone’s enduring passion for motorsports has empowered the best performances of cars, drivers, and teams, emphasizing safety and peace of mind. The company’s commitment extends beyond the racetrack, aligning with its mission to serve society with superior quality.

The core of Bridgestone’s supply arrangement with the FIA revolves around the expansion and enhancement of their revolutionary tire product technology, known as “ENLITEN®”. This technology aims to enable “ultimate customization,” defining a new premium in the Electric Vehicle (EV) era. Mr. Ishibashi further stated, “As we face our next stage, Bridgestone aims to evolve sustainable global premium motorsports products with our enduring passion to embrace the ultimate challenge and pursue excellence in every moment.”

Bridgestone’s focus on sustainable global premium motorsports aligns with its corporate commitment, encapsulated in the phrase “Emotion: Committed to inspiring excitement and spreading joy to the world of mobility,” as described in “Bridgestone E8 Commitment.” This commitment underlines Bridgestone’s dedication to creating a positive impact on the world of mobility through its sustainable initiatives.

In conclusion, Bridgestone Corporation’s appointment as the exclusive tire supplier for Formula E from the 2026-2027 season onwards signifies a pivotal moment in the company’s 60-year legacy in motorsports. Bridgestone’s relentless pursuit of excellence, coupled with its commitment to sustainable technology, promises an exciting and innovative future for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

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