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Mitas displayed Powerpull tire on ETPC tractor-pulling event in France

Prague, 12 June 2014 – The Mitas-sponsored tractor-pulling ETPC Eurocup season is in full swing. During its third pull on 7 June in Bernay, France, Mitas has shown the prototype of its tractor-pulling tire with the characteristic name Powerpull. Also, the Mitas All Or Nothing tractor-pulling team, sponsored by Mitas, met with success when its driver, Bram Kools, won the pull.

“The tests results of the Powerpull tire prototype are on the right track. We aim to introduce this special tractor-pulling tire so it will be available for pulling teams in the next ETPC Eurocup season,” said Pavel Kott, Mitas´ agricultural tires product manager.

Mitas as the official partner of European Tractor Pulling Committee (ETPC) is taking part on each event. But in Bernay, France, Mitas gave its presence in tractor-pulling new dimension. In the world premiere it has shown the Powerpull a prototype of new tractor-pulling tire. Pulling teams and visitors could see for the first time special tire which is currently tested before it will be released to the market later this year.

This year’s first ETPC Eurocup pull took place on 16 May in Lidköping, Sweden. In Superstock class Mitas´ sponsored team Mitas All Or Nothing won a great success when finishing on a second place. Mitas All Or Nothing repeated the success also in the pull in Bernay, France on 7 June when finishing in first place. Next pull within ETPC Eurocup will be on 21 and 22 June in Made, Netherland.

MITAS a.s is one of Europe’s leading producers of agricultural tires. Mitas manufactures and sells tires under three brand names: the company’s own Mitas and Cultor, and Continental under licence. In addition, MITAS a.s. produces and distributes a wide range of Mitas-branded industrial and motorcycle tires. MITAS a.s. is a member of ČGS HOLDING a.s. and operates three production plants in the Czech Republic, one in Serbia and one in the USA, and maintains a global sales and distribution network.