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kumho-williams16aWinter Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams MBE has successfully completed her second Wales Rally GB (October 28-30) as co-driver to Sky Sports News’ F1 analyst Tony Jardine. The privateer pair survived a last stage scare to finish a very creditable 39th overall among the world’s top rally teams.

Campaigning the same Kumho-shod Mitsubishi Evo IX in which they enjoyed a class win on the 2013 event, the duo quickly gelled once more to survive unscathed on what is recognised as one of the most gruelling events on the WRC calendar. Read More »

kumho-fowden16Fowden crowned Welsh Tarmac Champion for a record 4th time.

For years now, both amateur and professional drivers have been winning national rally championships on Kumho tyres. The latest to achieve such success are Bob Fowden and Paul Wakely in their Subaru Impreza WRC who, by annexing last week’s (October 23) Peter Lloyd Stages event at the Pembrey Motorsports Centre, have clinched the 2016 JD Tyres Welsh National Tarmacadam Rally Championship with one round to spare. For good measure, they were fastest over all five stages of the rally, which was held in sunny but windy conditions. Read More »

– Kumho victorious in European Autocross for the second year running
– 2016 – another successful season that confirms Kumho’s ability to shine in all manner of motorsport disciplineskumho-autocross16 Read More »

Kumho has never shied away from exposing its retailers to the virtues of its tyres for road, off-road and competition use, but this year stepped up a gear courtesy of a multi-disciplined experience event held over the three days of October 3-5 at Silverstone, ‘The Home of British Motor Racing’.kumho-silverstone16f Read More »

For the last 15 years, Kumho has supplied all the tyres for the legendary Zandvoort Masters of F3 event, and this year some 100 members of the company’s European dealer network were not only treated to hospitality throughout the race weekend, but reunited at the circuit the following Monday in order to sample the company’s range of high-performance road products for themselves.

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For 15 successive years, Kumho has supplied all the tyres for Europe’s top F3 teams to compete in the annual Zandvoort Masters meeting, and on the weekend of 20/21 August more than 20 of the latest crop of would-be Grand Prix drivers will push their Kumho ECSTA race tyres to the limits at this famous former F1 circuit.

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Kumho Nurburgring16Kumho-shod cars achieved no less than two class wins and two third places in the 44th running of the ADAC Nürburgring 24 Race, May 28/29. This year’s event was even more gruelling than usual, and will be remembered for a sensational four-way battle for outright victory by the leading Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3s, and the horrendous weather conditions that caused the demise of numerous entries and the race to be halted by rain, hail and snow. Read More »

– The new campaign is intended to change consumer perceptions of the Kumho brand
– It is based on a ‘blind tyre test’ carried out by professional racing drivers
– The resulting video clips are available for all to see on a range of major online media platformsKumho Ad Campaign Read More »

Gamble Manx Nat16aMark Gamble & Co-Driver; Steve Link, had an awesome run, until it came to an abrupt end, holing the radiator on the second stage of the Saturday leg.

The Suzuki Swift duo set a blistering pace from the word go, with an 8th fastest time through the Ramsey stage, only 0.2 seconds off Damian Cole in his Fiesta WRC. Read More »

DaveWright_Plains16prev01Bentham’s David Wright is aiming for more success next weekend when he contests the Plains rally in his Kumho Tyres and Grove Hill Garage-backed Ford Focus WRC.

On his last outing, the Malcolm Wilson rally in Cumbria, Wright finished second overall after a final stage driveshaft failure cost him a victory so his ultimate aim is to go one better on the Plains. Read More »