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Hankook Tire, Renault Sport Racing sign partnership

Hankook Tire, Renault Sport Racing sign partnership

Hankook Tire will become the exclusive tyre partner for the Formula Renault Eurocup. Hankook and Renault Sport Racing will get off to a flying start in 2019 at the French Circuit Paul Ricard. The tyre maker will be represented in the racing series at prestigious racing tracks throughout Europe. These include Silverstone, Monza, Hockenheim and Monaco. Ten different teams compete against each other in these races. Each race lasts 30 minutes and at the end of the season, the best three drivers and the teams with the highest number of points will receive prizes.

This season all rookie drivers will be competing for the Hankook Trophy 2019.

Motorsport Director Manfred Sandbichler, said “We are looking forward to a long-term co-operation with Renault Sport Racing. This collaboration is a further highlight in Hankook’s European motorsport commitment. As of 2019, Hankook will be part of the Formula Renault, and we are proud to partner with a car maker that shares the same philosophy of promoting aspiring motorsport talents.”

Benoît Nogier, Racing Director at Renault Sport Racing, said, “Renault Sport Racing and Hankook Tire share common goals in the detection and promotion of talented young race car drivers in an affordable environment. The Formula Renault Eurocup embodies this philosophy and we are looking forward to benefitting from the extremely versatile know-how developed by Hankook at all levels just when our new car will be introduced.”

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