Hankook Tire leads points battle into final round

With only one round remaining in the 2015 Formula Drift Pro Championship series Hankook Tire and its drivers have their eyes set on the winner’s podium.  The final round of the series, scheduled for October 9th – 10th at Irwindale Speedway, will determine Formula Drift’s 2015 overall Pro Championship driver and manufacturer Tire Cup champion.


António Félix da Costa wins second DTM race at Zandvoort

At the first DTM race weekend of the season outside Germany, the pilots competing for the Munich automobile manufacturer proved unbeatable on the dune circuit in the Netherlands. After Marco Wittmann won race one on Saturday at the wheel of his BMW M4 DTM, his brand colleague António Félix da Costa followed suit on Sunday and celebrated his first victory in the most popular international touring car series.

Millen set a new electric car record at Pike's Peak driving the Hankook Ventus race tire shod Drive eO racecar.

Hankook's Fredric Aasbo and Rhys Millen take two wins in one weekend

Hankook Tire drivers Fredric Aasbo and Rhys Millen both scored first place wins this past weekend at their respective racing events. Aasbo topped the winner’s podium at Formula Drift Round 4 in New Jersey, while Millen was the fastest on the mountain at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado.

The starting grid for the Hankook 24H Dubai endurance race.

Hankook delivered superb tire performance at Hankook 24H Dubai

Hankook Tire has marked its debut as title sponsor and exclusive tire partner of the Hankook 24H Dubai on January 8th – 10th, 2015, as the curtain raiser for the FIA 24H SERIES powered by Hankook Tire. This official championship, taking place across six venues, is the world’s only endurance series to feature three 24-hour events on its race calendar.

Forsberg’s Top 4 finish at Irwindale earned him the points needed to maintain his first place points lead and capture the Pro Series championship overall.

Hankook Tire driver Chris Forsberg wins Formula Drift Pro Series

After a season that saw him on the podium an incredible five times Hankook Tire driver Chris Forsberg has won the 2014 Formula Drift Pro Series Championship. Forsberg’s overall Championship win is his second Formula Drift championship of his career, his first occurring in 2009, a feat only accomplished by two other drivers in the series’ history.


Hankook's Fredric Aasbo brings home first place in Formula Drift

Hankook Tire driver Fredric Aasbo brought home a first place victory this past weekend at Formula Drift Round 6: Showdown at Texas Motor Speedway, his second victory of the season. Aasbo was accompanied on the podium by Hankook Tire driver Forrest Wang who rounded out the weekend’s racing with a third place finish.


Chris Forsberg grabs his 5th podium of the Formula Drift season

For the 5th time this season Hankook Tire driver Chris Forsberg was on the winner’s podium this past weekend at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington having secured a third place finish at Formula Drift Round 5: Throwdown. Forsberg’s third place finish marks his fifth consecutive podium appearance of the season.


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Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.
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