March 03th 2014 | by James Burfield

Northern Ireland based TAS Racing is pleased to be entering its third season with Tyco Security Products as headline sponsor in the British Superbike Championship and International Road Racing arenas, with the team being known as simply – Tyco Suzuki.

The brand and team livery have become very popular with local, national and international fans both in BSB and on the Roads. The team livery is instantly recognisable trackside, both on television and in printed and web based media formats.

For 2014 we are delighted to also be welcoming a number of new associate partners on-board, who will assist with our aspirations both technically and financially in British Superbike and also ‘between the hedges’ on the International Road Racing scene.


In 1954 Hideo ‘Pops’ Yoshimura started the Yoshimura company in Japan. Pops was trained as an airplane mechanic during the war and afterwards made quite a reputation working on motorcycles of servicemen stationed in Japan. Pops had quite a talent at modifying existing parts to make more power and although Pops worked on planes, cars, and all manner of other combustion engine powered vehicles, motorcycles were his first love. Yoshimura sadly passed away in 1995 but he left an indelible legacy as a master craftsman, tuner and fabricator and was one of the pioneering personalities of superbike racing. In 2000, he was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.


Dickies was founded in Fort Worth Texas in 1922 and is now a global leader and manufacturer of Workwear and Safety Footwear. They are renowned for delivering tough, durable and affordable workwear – fit for purpose no matter what the job. Their European headquarters is based at Midsomer Norton in Somerset and distributes its Workwear, Streetwear and Safety Footwear throughout Europe, Africa and Asia.


PSE is a forward thinking company with massive potential, on a worldwide basis. In an economic climate where many organisations are looking inward and reducing their market opportunities PSE continues to thrive and expand. GEN-3Glasscoat is PSE’s flagship ceramic paint protection product, which produces technically amazing levels of adhesion and cohesion, unparalleled in the automotive industry. The product really does help vehicles to maintain that ‘new car’ look. The glass-based coating provides incredible water-repellent (hydrophobic) properties to vehicle exteriors and a smoother surface on paintwork, which allows any dirt to be removed easily. In fact, the water-repellent coating has some self-cleaning properties, which can actually start to shed debris when it rains–certainly a benefit in the UK. Durable and long lasting, once correctly applied, the GEN-3Glasscost coating is stable and guaranteed for five years on vehicles of average mileage.


Motion Pro
Motion Pro designs and manufactures high quality cables, tools and controls for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and personal watercraft. Motion Pro was founded in 1984 by Christopher Carter. A gold medal winner in the prestigious 6-day ISDT, Carter and his team of engineers developed most of the tools and products in the range. Motion Pro products are used and endorsed by champions and professional mechanics worldwide. Motion Pro has its roots in racing and provides support to many professional and amateur riders. They also support a wide range of events covering amateur to professional dirt track, off-road, ATV and motocross.


VP Racing Fuels 
VP is recognised by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalogue of nearly 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. VP’s reputation for product quality, along with superior service and technical support, helped secure its position as the Official Racing Fuel of the largest racing sanctioning body in the world–NHRA Championship Drag Racing–as well as sponsor of nearly 60 other series and sanctioning bodies, including American LeMans, American Drag Racing League (ADRL), AMA Supercross, Star Mazda, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and World of Outlaws Late Models among many others.


Translease Services
Translease Services Ltd is a family run business, supplying vehicles and plant to all industries. With a history of fleet management, Translease is able to provide the very best advice and support to our customers. In 2014 Translease has supported TAS Racing with two DAF XF Euro 5 & 6 Tractor Units.


K&N Filters
K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world’s leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and air intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies.


TermoRace was developed thanks to the mature experience of the I.M.P. Group (Industrie Maurizo Peruzzo) in the textile field. In 2006 TermoRace started a collaboration with In-Motion Engineering, that has been working in the MotoGP racing department for several years. This exclusive collaboration allowed TermoRace to develop the unique technology that In-Motion created for the preparation and the monitoring of the tyres during the pre-race heating process.

We also have many loyal associate sponsors who we would to thank for their continued support in Beacon, Red Torpedo, Castrol, Elas and Snap On and of course not forgetting our product sponsors: HEL, Brembo, Bendix, Talon, Samco, RK Chains, NGK and Ohlins.

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