Hankook extends Formula 3 European Championship deal

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Hankook and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship have officially extended their cooperation, which will see Hankook continue to deliver its Ventus Race F200 racing tires for the spec-Dallara F312 for a further three years.  

“Hankook has been committed to motor sport for young new racing talents for years,” explained Walter Mertes, CEO of the Formel-3-Vermarktungs GmbH, organiser and promoter of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. “The enthusiasm and passion Hankook puts into our racing series is tremendous. So we are of course especially delighted about the further cooperation.”

“Hankook has been focussing especially on motorsport for young new drivers for years,” added Manfred Sandbichler, Hankook’s motorsport director Europe. “For this reason, we are particularly pleased to have extended our successful partnership with the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Our extremely active and friendly cooperation set us apart, and we are very proud of this.”

Hankook has been actively involved in international motorsport since 1992 and is committed to various motorsport series such as the DTM, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the 24 H Endurance Races powered by Hankook and the TCR series in Germany, Italy and Portugal.

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