Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Toyo Proxes R1R™ Wins Back-to-Back SCCA Solo National Championships
Subscribe to the Free

Toyo Proxes R1R™ Wins Back-to-Back SCCA Solo National Championships

Sep 18, 2009

CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – The Toyo® Proxes® R1R™ extreme performance tire was once again on the Street Touring (ST) class champion car at the SCCA® Solo National Championships. Of significant note, is the fact that the back-to-back championship came in the first two seasons that Toyo Tires has been involved with SCCA Solo and ProSolo competition in Street Touring.

Modp_0909_01_o+toyo_tires_wins_at_scca_prosolo_finale_and_idrc_finals+driven_to_perform Photo 2/3   |   Toyo Proxes R1R™ Wins Back-to-Back SCCA Solo National Championships

Bill Bounds, co-driver for Team Toyo’s own Tim Smith, piloted Smith’s Proxes R1R-equipped 1989 Honda Civic Si to a championship win at the Lincoln Airpark located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Smith, from Atlanta, Georgia, won the 2008 Solo National Championship and won this year’s SCCA ProSolo® Finale only a few days prior to Bounds.

2018 Honda Civic
$18,940 Base Model (MSRP) 28/40 MPG Fuel Economy

The Solo National Championship is the final event for the SCCA Solo National Tour, a national autocross series with stops around the country. This year’s Solo National Championship drew some 1,200 top amateur racers who competed in various classes, making it the largest motorsports competition in the world.

“We are excited to see that the Proxes R1R has won its second consecutive national championship in SCCA solo competition,” said Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “We thank Bill Bounds, Tim Smith and all amateur racers who have made Toyo Tires their choice for solo competition.”

Modp_0909_01_o+toyo_tires_r1r_wins_scca_solo_national_championships+1989_honda_civic_si Photo 3/3   |   Toyo Proxes R1R™ Wins Back-to-Back SCCA Solo National Championships

In addition to winning the second consecutive Street Touring class national championship, Toyo Proxes R1R equipped cars swept the top three spots in the Street Touring S (STS) class at this year’s Solo National Championship event. The Proxes R1R is a 140-UTQG tire which is ideal for enthusiasts who demand the most performance from their tires, whether on the street, at driving schools on the track or in competition. The Proxes R1R has won consecutive championships in SCCA Solo and Formula DRIFT®, a championship in ProSolo, and has won races in time attack!

To learn more about the entire Proxes line of high performance tires from Toyo Tires, log on to Tires manufactures and distributes a complete line of replacement tires for high performance cars, luxury vehicles, light trucks and SUVs as well as tires for commercial trucks, buses and off-road and construction applications.


Toyo Tires USA



Recently, a selected number of automotive journalists and media influencers made the journey to Spain to be the first behind the wheel of the much-anticipated 2019 Toyota Supra.
Sam DuSep 20, 2018
The 2019 BMW Z4 will arrive next year, initially with a four-cylinder engine followed by a more potent M40i model.
Stefan OgbacSep 18, 2018
Ferrari launched a new, limited edition duo of supercar barchettas with the Monza SP1 and SP2. Get all the details here!
Jonny LiebermanSep 18, 2018
Preview the Super Street November issue, our Nissan annual! With a trio of Charles Wong’s R34 Skyline, 2 Boss Bunny S14, a baby Godzilla Pulsar GTiR, and more!!!
Bob HernandezSep 14, 2018
Who do you think deserves a trip to SEMA 2018?
RodrezSep 14, 2018
Sponsored Links