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Maxxis and Tillotson Sign Three-Year Sponsorship Deal

Maxxis and Tillotson Sign Three-Year Sponsorship Deal

After five years of collaboration on the T4 karting series, Maxxis and Tillotson are advancing their partnership with a new long-term deal. Maxxis will sponsor the International Tillotson T4 Series and T4 Nations Cup for the next three years. The deal is expected to aid the growth of both the series and the Cup.


As it has since 1986, Maxxis will continue to work with its official development and testing partner for karting tires, the Holland-based Schuurman BV. A European distributor of Maxxis tires, Schuurman BV has collaborated with Maxxis to meet the high standards of the karting industry, including FIA homologation requirements. The partnership has resulted in top-flight kart products such as the Maxxis T4 tire now used around the world for T4 categories.


“This is a landmark partnership in the karting world. Maxxis has been an integral part of the success of the T4 series from the beginning. We look forward to our continued collaboration as we grow both brands and provide the best karting experience possible to pilots around the world,” said Charles A. Demirjian, president of Tillotson.

An official with Schuurman BV said that the company is also pleased with the new deal: “We are very proud to be part of this unique process of creating a class-specific T4 tire, as well as the new and exciting sponsorship to which Tillotson and Maxxis have agreed.”


About Maxxis International

For over 50 years, Maxxis International has delivered high-quality tires to both original equipment and aftermarket customers. Maxxis offers products for automotive, light truck, motorcycle, ATV, bicycle, lawn & garden and industrial use. The company has operations in Asia, Europe and North America, and its products are distributed in approximately 180 countries. Maxxis International employs more than 30,000 people around the world. For more information, please visit maxxis.com.


About Tillotson

Tillotson, headquartered in Tralee, Ireland, has been a performance innovator for over 100 years. Its carburetors have helped fuel nearly every engine-related industry, including cars, motorcycles, outboard marine, handheld equipment, snowmobiles, jet skis and of course, go-karts.


Tillotson’s carburetors are homologated for international karting competition and have helped pilots win FIA European and World Championships for over 40 years. In the last ten years, we have expanded our product lines to include both racing engines and complete go-kart packages.


In 2019, our innovative attitude toward product development and business growth led to the creation of the T4 series – a complete karting platform within the elite world of motorsports. The Tillotson T4 series is an affordable high-performance kart racing series that allows motorsports enthusiasts to compete at races around the world, culminating in the annual T4 Nations Cup.