Partner: HANKOOK

“Driving emotion” – that’s the motto of premium-tyre maker Hankook for its FIA Formula 3 European Championship involvement as the series’ exclusive tyre partner in the 2016 season. As tyre supplier of the arguably most important young talent series in European motor racing, Hankook again will provide their successful Ventus racing tyres that have been providing the young guns with the necessary grip since 2011. The tyres used in the series are specially designed single-seater slicks in the dimensions 180/550R13 (front axle) and 240/570R13 (rear axle) respectively. With the technology-peppered Ventus race products, the young talents can rely on premium racing tyres of constantly high performance for motor racing on the highest level. Quality and performance also represent the No 1 priority for Hankook aloof from the racetrack: the company continuously invests in R&D and effectively extends its production capacities.

So, the tyre company makes its experiences gained in motor racing available for every motorist. The result can be experienced by everybody in terms of Hankook’s ultra-high performance road tyres: the DTM-technology-based high-end flagship Ventus S1 evo., or the stylish Ventus V12 evo.. As one of the world’s fastest growing tyre makers, Hankook develops and produces tailor-made tyres for passenger cars, SUVs/4x4s, vans, light trucks, mobile homes, trucks and busses in Europe and all over the world. Among the customers of the company are – apart from the premium-car manufacturers involved in the European Championship, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen – many other internationally leading car makers like Audi, BMW, MAN or Porsche.