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A new Formula E speed record with the Hankook iON Race

A new Formula E speed record with the Hankook iON Race

The fastest Formula E race ever. In Saturday’s opening race of the double-header, the 22 drivers set a new record with the fastest average speed ever recorded in Formula E. The drivers achieved an average speed of 244.68 km/h on the 3.190-kilometre track at Portland International Raceway.

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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A new Formula E speed record with the Hankook iON Race

02 VANDOORNE Stoffel (bel), DS Penske, DS E-Tense FE23, action during the 2024 Portland ePrix, 9th meeting of the 2023-24 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, on the Portland International Raceway from June 28 to 30, 2024 in Portland, United States of America - Photo Joao Filipe / DPPI

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