Cooper Tire Europe has been supplying several multiple European and British rallycross championships with tires for a long time. These include the FIA European Rallycross Championship, the FIA World Rallycross Championship, the RX2 International Series, RallyX Nordic, Rallycross on Ice, and the FSSA French Rallycross Championship.
In addition to these, the company will be supplying Cooper tires for the 2022 Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy for the next three years. The event will be organized and promoted by the Lydden Hill Race Circuit. It will formally be known as the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires.
Cooper Tire has been behind the victory of multiple rallycross championships over the last 3 decades. For the upcoming rallycross, the tire manufacturer will be supplying tires to all 5 Nations program categories. These include the Supercar, Super 1600, Suzuki Swift, BMW Mini, Super National, Retro, Suzuki Swift Junior, and the RX 150 buggy categories. Events are scheduled to take place in Ireland, England, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Wales.
Here are the dates as provided by the provisional 2020 calendar:
April 12th/13th – Lydden Hill
May 24th/25th – Pembrey
June 20th/21st – Valkenswaard*
July 18th/19th – Mondello Park**
August 30th/31st – Lydden
September 26th/27th – Knockhill
Additional date for support classes only:
October 18th – Pembrey
According to the General Manager for Cooper Tire Europe Motorsports, Paul Coates, Cooper tires have been a part of rallycross success all over the world. He has seen the sport grow in reach and popularity. The tire manufacturer is looking forward to working with Lydden Hill and Motorsport UK to make their national championship top in the world. The company is excited to be the exclusive supplier for supercars and retros alike with products designed and built in the UK.
Thanks to their unique composition, Cooper tires remain to be the most preferred choice for rallycross competitors. The traction and uncompromising levels of grip offered on both gravel and tarmac cannot be compared to any other tires. Cooper products have undergone testing in various parts of the world and have proved to be the best performers in all weather conditions. The tires have also evolved with sporting regulations and changing cars for more than 20 years.
According to the Managing Director for Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy, Pat Doran, Cooper tires remain to be the best option for rallycross. Cooper has worked hard enough to produce a product that is preferred by all major rallycross championships across the globe.