Gryphon AutoLab, Ryan Kado and Karl Osaki sign with Yokohama Tire for the 2014 Formula Drift season
Huntington Beach, Calif – March 17, 2014 – The newly formed Gryphon AutoLab team is proud to announce today that they have signed a deal with Yokohama Tire to be the team’s official tire sponsor for the 2014 Formula Drift season. Gryphon AutoLab will be campaigning a two car team for the 2014 season with drivers Ryan Kado and Karl Osaki. Ryan Kado will be driving the DNA Motoring/Yokohama Tire Nissan 350Z. And Karl Osaki will be the driver for the DNA Motoring/Yokohama Tire Nissan 240SX(S14).
“We are very excited to have Yokohama Tire join our program” commented Matt Perkins, Gryphon AutoLab team manager, “With their commitment to motorsports and providing high performance street tires, as well as being the tire supplier of returning 2013 champion Michael Essa, we feel Yokohama Tire will be a major asset in helping our team climb the ranks in Formula Drift.”