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History 20th century

The success tale of BRAID started because of the passion for motor sports and the pursuit for perfection.

The company quickly started to grow, to become an established brand in motorsport scene in Spain. BRAID story had started.



The idea was born in 1976 because of the need for quality wheels and conceived from two motorsport drivers and passionate.

1978 Head Office

Mixing the passion for motorsport of with difficult situation of the country of the banned importation at the time, our founders drew the lines of what will become the first 3 pieces wheel manufactured in Spain under the name of STRAL brand.

1978 BRAID Serie 2RC Design Project

BRAID company was founded in 1979 separating from its matrix Stral. The first set of wheels under BRAID brand was mounted this same year on a SEAT 124 Gr2, which raced and won the Spanish circuit Championship.

SEAT 124 Gr2 with BRAID Serie 2RC




Lotus Talbot Sumbeam factory official rally driver Antonio Zanini uses BRAID.

Lotus Talbot Sunbeam

Starts the wonderful connection and a perfect symbiosis with Paris Dakar rally, which still exists nowadays.

Nissan Dakar

Grown of the competition market with collaborations and appearance in national races, equipping several prestigious official teams such as factory Ford Gr B rally, Hyundai circuit racing, etc. and private teams. End of the decade saw our second location move, to our current location, including new machineries, indeed modern for the time.

Ford RS200 Group B




Our connection with motorsport world continues throughout the decade, producing different type of wheels to answerer a continues growth, in circuit and rally applications.


Our marketing opens to the aftermarket, creating new manufacturing process and launching diverse models for street cars.

Opel Astra Milin Tuning

Tuning market is at its pinnacle and BRAID is not an alien of this phenomenon. Different designs, technologies and wheel finished are created to give an answer to this spectacle. 

Laraki Fulgura with BRAID Serie 1 FMR wheels