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  • Motorsport

21 young drivers from 14 different countries have so far contested 15 races in this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Next weekend, the youngsters kick off the second half of the season in Silverstone. That is followed by a further four rounds, each of which will share the bill with the DTM. Premium tyre maker Hankook has supported arguably the most demanding junior Formula...

  • Motorsport

Paul Di Resta produced a flawless performance to win Sunday’s DTM race at Brands Hatch. In doing so, the Scottish Mercedes-Benz driver closed to within 29 points of fellow Mercedes-Benz man and championship leader Gary Paffett, who finished runner-up. The DTM and premium tyre maker Hankook returned to the iconic English circuit, located 30 kilometres southeast of London, after a...

  • Motorsport

The second half of the Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup gets underway this weekend at Brands Hatch, England. The professionals, juniors and gentlemen drivers have contested six races so far in the one-make cup, which shares the bill with the DTM and is in its inaugural season this year. Premium tyre maker Hankook supplies the new series exclusively with the high-performance Ventus Race...

  • Motorsport

The return of the DTM and exclusive tyre partner Hankook to Brands Hatch was a happy one for Daniel Juncadella. The Mercedes-Benz driver won Saturday’s race at the iconic English circuit, which this year returned to the calendar in arguably the most popular international touring car series after a five-year absence. This was the first win of the Spaniard’s DTM career. Fellow...

  • Motorsport

This weekend heralds the start of the second half of the DTM for premium tyre partner Hankook. Ten races have already taken place in what is probably the world’s most popular touring car series. Three wins went to Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz), who leads the overall standings ahead of his brand team-mate Paul Di Resta and Timo Glock (BMW). Now in its eighth DTM season, the Hankook race...

  • Corporate

In the second quarter of 2018 Hankook Tire achieved a sales growth in major markets such as Europe and China, as well as stable growth of Original Equipment, resulting in a sales increase of 2.3% as compared to the same period last year. Sales of high inch tyres (over 17 inch) accounted for 52.1% of passenger car tyre sales. This marks a 3.5% increase compared with the same period last...

  • Corporate

Hankook Tire has been awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Award by Groupe Renault, receiving the highest score in the Purchasing Sustainability sector. The tyre maker will continue its strategy of forming partnerships with global automotive brands based on top tier technology and continuous innovation....

  • Motorsport

René Rast took his first win of the 2018 DTM season in Zandvoort on Saturday. The Audi driver came in for his mandatory pit stop on the opening lap, before continuing for the rest of the race at the demanding dune circuit on one set of the race tyre, supplied by exclusive DTM partner Hankook. Thanks to the consistently high level of grip provided by the Ventus Race, the reigning DTM...

  • Motorsport

The Supercar Challenge powered by Hankook will share the bill with the DTM for the first and only time in the 2018 season in Zandvoort this weekend. The race series, with a field of more than 40 drivers, consists of seven rounds in Belgium and the Netherlands, with each round featuring two races. The cars are split into four classes, depending on model, engine power and weight. In 2017,...

  • Motorsport

Gary Paffett emphatically won Saturday’s race at the fifth DTM race weekend of the year in Zandvoort. The Mercedes-Benz driver started from pole position and, with the exception of his mandatory pit stop, never surrendered the lead. His third win of the season in arguably the most popular international touring car series sees the British driver extend his overall lead to 21 points. With...

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