Hankook unveils new racing tire

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Hankook Tire America Corp.'s new Ventus Z211 R-Compound racing tire is available in size 205/50ZR15, with 11 more 13- through 17-inch sizes in development.

The Ventus Z211 "marks an important development in our effort to capture a larger share of the high performance market," says Young Moon Park, Hankook marketing manager.

The tire has been engineered for high traction on both dry and wet surfaces, according to Hankook officials.

It has been selected as the spec tire for the Mazda Miata Cup race, which Hankook sponsors.

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