Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear Truck Tyres
Team De Rooy takes all truck podium places on Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres
Luxembourg, October 2017 – Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc.
The Team De Rooy Iveco Powerstar 4×4 of Federico Villagra, Adrian Yacopini and Ricardo Torlaschi not only won the Truck Class but also the overall Open/SSV classification. Two other Team De Rooy Iveco Powerstar 4x4s took 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class, finishing 4th and 6th overall in the Open/SSV classification.
Team De Rooy chose standard Goodyear 375/90R22.5 Offroad ORD truck tyres for the race; ready to take on the extreme challenges of 1,800 kilometers across Morocco on Africa’s biggest cross-country rally.
“The Goodyear Off-road ORD tyres were unquestionably a significant factor in our success in this event,” said Henk van Leuven, Manager of Team De Rooy. “We thank Goodyear and their engineers for their work ensuring that we have both the ideal tyres and the best set up for this event, as they have done supporting our previous successes.”
The long and successful partnership between Goodyear and Team De Rooy continues. This follows intense development work with engineers from the Goodyear Innovation Centre Luxembourg ensuring that all trucks have the optimum set-up.
“We congratulate Team De Rooy on winning the truck class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc and are very proud that our tyres have helped them achieve not only a further victory but also a clean sweep of the podium,” said Benjamin Willot, Marketing Director Commercial EMEA, for Goodyear.