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Kumho Tyres further improves its Burgeoning Truck tyre range

Kumho has made impressive progress since returning to the UK truck tyre market earlier this year, and has now further improved its offering with KXS10 – a versatile new steer tyre suitable for both regional and long distance operations.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 15, 2015

KUMHO TO UNVEIL EV, SEALANT AND OTHER NEW TYRES AT IAA

The first and now one of the world’s largest motorshows, the IAA in Frankfurt (September 17-27, 2015), is the venue chosen by Kumho Tyres to launch a range of exciting new products. Most notable among them is the Wattrun, a tyre developed for electric vehicles that is not only 25 percent lighter than existing such products, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 9, 2015

PRIVATEER KUMHO-SHOD AUDI R8 ACHIEVES MEMORABLE RESULT IN NÜRBURGRING 24 HOUR RACE

Last year, the German Busch twins drove their Kumho-shod Audi R8 LMS Ultra to an emphatic victory in October’s four-hour round of the Nürburgring-based VLN championship.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 27, 2014

Kumho Tyres Victorious in First Rally of 2014

KUMHO REWARDED WITH VICTORY IN FIRST RALLY OF 2014 Richard Hill and Pat Cooper took their newly-built MKII Ford Escort to an historic win in last weekend’s Red Kite Historic Stages event – the opening round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship. The 60-strong field enjoyed stages in the Calo and Crychan […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 6, 2014

KUMHO – EXCLUSIVE TYRE SUPPLIER FOR THE NEW MINI GP

Kumho has announced that it is the exclusive tyre supplier for the fastest MINI model to date – the recently-launched, limited-edition John Cooper Works GP. Each of these 218hp pocket rockets will be shod with Kumho’s road-legal, semi-slick ECSTA V70A tyres, in a new 215/40 ZR17 83W size especially developed in conjunction with BMW for […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 1, 2013

KUMHO-SPONSORED GB TAEKWONDO TEAM KICK THEIR WAY TO RECORD GOLD AND BRONZE AT LONDON 2012

Already regarded as one of the world’s top Taekwondo nations, Britain excelled itself at London 2012 with a gold medal for the diminutive Welsh teenager Jade Jones, and a bronze for Lutalo Muhammad – by far the country’s best overall performance since Taekwondo first joined the Olympic schedule in 2000.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 16, 2012

KUMHO TYRES BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF GB TAEKWONDO TEAM

Team ranked as one of Britain’s best medal hopes for the Olympic Games Kumho Tyre UK has become an official partner of GB Taekwondo. In doing so, leading global tyre manufacturer Kumho has provided a welcome boost to the team as it begins its final preparations for London 2012. Fresh from its best ever medal […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday July 14, 2012

KUMHO TYRES CRUCIAL IN DONEGAL RALLY VICTORY

With difficult and unpredictable weather conditions throughout, Kumho tyres played a pivotal role in Garry Jennings’s dominant victory on the Topaz Donegal International Rally last weekend (June 15-17). Partnered by local man Neil Doherty, Jennings blitzed the opposition and finished 1 minute 21 seconds clear of second-placed man Seamus Leonard. Kumho ambassador Jennings is now […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday June 23, 2012

KUMHO-SHOD PEUGEOT RCZs CONQUER 24 HOURS OF THE ‘GREEN HELL’ FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Already dominating their class in Germany’s VLN race series, the Kumho-shod cars of Team Peugeot RCZ Nokia finished 1st and 3rd in SP2T (the category for 1600cc turbocharged cars) in last weekend’s (May 19/20) annual 24 Hour marathon around the incomparable 15.5 mile-long Nürburgring circuit.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 25, 2012

KUMHO SELECTED AS TYRE SUPPLIER TO THE 2013 BRITISH HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

For the last four years, competitors in the MSA British Historic Rally Championship have run on control tyres. However, following requests for change, they will next year be able to choose from the products of four different manufacturers, not least Kumho Tyres.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday May 17, 2012

KUMHO TYRES ELECTED AS OFFICIAL TYRE SUPPLIER TO FRENCH F4 SINGLE-SEATER RACING SERIES

Only recently appointed as official tyre supplier to the global Auto GP Series, Kumho has now also won the contract to supply all the tyres for the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile’s (FFSA) F4 single-seater racing Championship. The state-of-the-art ‘slicks and wings’ cars of this Autosport Academy are powered by 1600cc Renault engines of 140bhp […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Saturday April 28, 2012

KUMHO ACHIEVES OVERALL VICTORY IN THE FRENCH GRAVEL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

Over recent years, Kumho tyres have carried drivers to the top of the podium in a host of international and national rally championships but, until this year, had never featured on a winning car in the French Gravel Championship.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 17, 2011

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