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Bridgestone Announced as Title Sponsor for the 2023 Bridgestone Ilanga Cup

The Bridgestone Ilanga Cup, the much-anticipated solar vehicle, closed circuit, 12-hour endurance event, is delighted to announce a significant partnership with Bridgestone, a globally recognized leader in tire manufacturing. We are proud to introduce Bridgestone as the title sponsor for the 2023 event.

Bridgestone, with its rich heritage of innovation and commitment to excellence in the automotive industry, is the perfect collaborator for the Ilanga Cup. This partnership will inject a new level of innovation and performance into the event, aligning seamlessly with Bridgestone's dedication to groundbreaking solutions that enhance performance and reliability.

Bridgestone has consistently demonstrated a steadfast commitment to advancing technology and innovation, with substantial investments that have directly contributed to the remarkable growth of the solar vehicle industry. Bridgestone has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable transportation, making it a driving force behind the green mobility revolution.

"Our partnership with the Ilanga Cup represents a global commitment to sustainability and our passion and energy for all-things Motorsport. We believe in building future success by nurturing young talent and the Ilanga Cup is perfectly aligned to this objective, it’s a win-win situation for both parties," stated Shailesh Singh, Manager – Motorsport and Motorcycle at Bridgestone.

The Ilanga Cup is all about pushing boundaries and embracing innovation, and with Bridgestone as our title sponsor, we are thrilled to elevate the event experience even further.

For more information on Bridgestone and its trailblazing tire solutions, please visit


For event media enquiries, please contact:

Emma-maryn Gouws

+27 79 219 0287

For Bridgestone enquiries, please contact:

Shailesh Singh

Manager: Motorsport and Motorcycle

+27 84 033 1333

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