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Bridgestone to Race its 200th Grand Prix in Valencia on 24 August
When the Grand Prix of Europe is raced on Valencia's new street track on 24 August, it will be Bridgestone's 200th Formula One Grand Prix.

Bridgestone Contributes to Earthquake Relief Effort
Bridgestone Corporation announced on May 14 that it decided to donate JPY 30 million (approx. USD 285,000) to support relief efforts to the May 12 earthquake in China's Sichuan Province.

Bridgestone Corporation Announces Q1 Financial Results – Net Sales Up 4%
Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone Corporation announced a net sales increase of 4% in the first quarter of 2008 over the previous period, to ¥797.8 billion (approx. USD 8.0 billion)

MotoGP Riders Help Launch Bridgestone Hypersport Tire In Jerez
Riders from Ducati, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Honda Teams helped Bridgestone launch the Battlax BT-016 tire by performing demonstration laps with the new tire in Jerez, Spain.

Bridgestone and FIA Announce 'Make Cars Green' Global Environmental Campaign
'Make Cars Green' is a global campaign supported by Bridgestone Corporation and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) designed to help reducing the impact of motoring on the environment.

Bridgestone Voted 'Tire Manufacturer of the Year'
Bridgestone has been elected "Tire Manufacturer of the Year" at the inaugural 2008 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.

Under Inflated Tires Add Unnecessary Load to the Environment
An estimated 38 percent of motorists in the European Union are putting their safety at risk due to under-inflated tires, according to Bridgestone Europe.

Bridgestone Corporation Announces Its Financial Results for 2007 – Group Sales Up 13 Percent
Bridgestone Corporation, the Japanese maker of tires and industrial rubber products, reported a 13 percent increase of its group sales to 3.39 trillion yen (US$ 31.43 billion)

Bridgestone Corporation Reports First Three Quarters of Fiscal 2007 – Net Sales Increase 14%
Bridgestone Corporation announced that in the first three quarters of 2007, net sales increased 14 percent to US$21.4 billion.

Bridgestone Corporation Announces First Half 2007 Results, Net Sales Increased 13%
Bridgestone Corporation, the international tire manufacturer, announced that in the first half 2007 net sales increased 13% to US$13.1 billion.

Bridgestone Urges Travelers to Check Tires Before Setting Off on Summer Road Trips
As part of the global "Think Before You Drive" campaign, Bridgestone and the FIA Foundation have conducted more than 30,000 tire inspections since 2005.

Bridgestone Corporation Announces Q1 2007 Results, Sales Up 9%
Tokyo (May 1, 2007) Bridgestone Corporation (the “Company”) today announced its unaudited consolidated business and financial results for the period Ja 1 to Mar 31, 2007, the first quarter of the current fiscal year Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2007