Vipal Rubber Goes to TCR Europe

Vipal at TCR Europe

Uruguayan touring car driver Santiago Urrutia and the WRT Audi Team, have recently been sponsored by Vipal Rubber in the Spanish stage of TCR Europe – the European Touring Car Series.

Vipal in Touring Car Sponsorship


Vipal customers were able to spend the race weekend in Barcelona, with VIP access to the paddock frenzy and the pit lane of the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit, one of the most traditional in Europe and which has been hosting Formula 1 races since 1991.

“Following our tradition of being close with our partners, we decided to provide this party moment to strengthen the relationship with our customers,” explained Leandro Rigon, Director of International Business at Vipal Rubber. The partnership with Urrutia and the RT Audi Team yielded positive results, as their work was successful on the tracks: while the driver finished third, the team got second place in the team championship. In addition to the thrills of the race, Vipal Rubber’s customer group could also enjoy the weekend in the capital of Catalonia, one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan and bustling cities.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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