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Hankook tyres master challenging conditions at the Rally Islas Canarias

Hankook tyres master challenging conditions at the Rally Islas Canarias

From 2nd to 4th May, the Spanish volcanic island of Gran Canaria hosted round two of this season’s FIA Junior ERC – the Rally Islas Canarias. Hankook’s premium tyre impressed with its excellent performance, providing the young drivers with optimal grip on the demanding asphalt stages. Victory went to the Swedish pairing of Mille Johansson and Johan Grönvall in an Opel Corsa Rally4. Sweden’s Calle Carlberg and his Norwegian co-driver Jorgen Eriksen finished second, 35.5 seconds back. The German crew of Timo Schulz and Michael Wenzel completed the podium in third place. Next up for the European talent factory is the Royal Rally of Scandinavia from 13th to 15th June, when the season reaches the halfway point.

 

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHnpXpaQ1_8

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 tyres master challenging conditions at the Rally Islas Canarias

Mille Johansson seen during the FIA European Rally Championship in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain on May, 5, 2024 // Andre Lavadinho / @World / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202405052237 // Usage for editorial use only //

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