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Hankook adds even more colour to Formula E

Hankook adds even more colour to Formula E

This design proved to be very popular in Formula E. In perfect time for the start of Season 9 and Hankook’s title sponsorship in Mexico City, the new tyre supplier presented the iON Race for the Gen3 cars with colourful tread grooves in Hankook Orange and iON Blue. “We are pleased with the positive feedback from the fans and, above all, the teams and drivers. The coloured accents naturally have no influence on the tyres’ performance. We will not see this design in every race, but definitely a few more times at selected events throughout the course of the season,” said Hankook Motorsport Director Manfred Sandbichler.

For decades, Hankook has been one of the first ports of call when it comes to international motorsport. Hankook supplies its race tyres to globally-renowned series, high-class junior formats and popular grassroot events. With new collaborations and partnerships, the company is constantly enhancing its status as a global player on the motorsport scene. Since the 2023 season, Hankook has been the new and exclusive technical partner and tyre supplier of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. In close cooperation with Formula E, the iON Race was developed for the world championship. Roughly 30 percent of the high-performance tyre is made of sustainable materials. With this commitment, Hankook is taking another pioneering step towards energy efficiency and sustainability in motorsport. The premium tyre maker has also agreed a further collaboration with Italian sports car manufacturer Lamborghini Squadra Corse and has been official technical partner and exclusive tyre supplier of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo since 2023. Hankook’s portfolio covers a broad spectrum. This includes the 24H Series powered by Hankook, one of the most prestigious endurance series in the world, as well as the FIA ERC4 Junior Championship on the rally scene. Hankook also supports popular touring car championship TCR Italy, many high-class one-make cups for a wide range of renowned manufacturers, junior single-seater series, and assorted international racing events with race tyres and technical know-how.

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Hankook adds even more colour to Formula E

Hankook iON tyre during the 2023 Hankook Mexico City E-Prix, 1st meeting of the 2022-23 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, on the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez from January 12 to 14, in Mexico City, Mexico - Photo Xavi Bonilla / DPPI

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