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Kumho Auto GP14Kumho has been the sole tyre supplier to the F1 feeder series Auto GP since 2012, and from day one has provided product aimed at giving drivers experience of the type of tyre management so fundamental to today’s Grand Prix racing – the level they all aspire to. Now Kumho has gone one step further. Read More »

Kumho Red Kite14Richard 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 complexes and, though conditions were surprisingly good considering the ongoing wet weather, the return of heavy rain as the leading cars set about the deciding 15-mile long test certainly upped the ante. Read More »

WWRS14 Kumho ClubmansKumho Tyres has confirmed support for the new Clubmans Challenge within the 2014 West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship by offering two tyres at each of the seven rounds. The winner of the pair of tyres will be drawn from the hat among the crews contesting the Clubmans Challenge. Read More »

Another group of sponsors and partners have been unveiled for the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship, bringing to 27 the total number of organisations partnering with the biggest historic rally championship in Britain.WWRS14 Partners Read More »

Jardine GB13bTwo months ago, Skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams MBE had never competed in motorsport. Now she’s a class-winning co-driver on one of the world’s toughest rallies, having assisted Sky Sports analyst Tony Jardine to his best ever result on Wales Rally GB (November 14-17) – the pair’s Kumho-shod ProSpeed Mitsubishi Evo was placed 1st in Class 3 and 26th overall.

The team had a tough start to the event, with Williams missing the second day of the official recce due to illness and various niggling problems on the first day of competition. The duo began to gel on the second one, however, which they finished lying 2nd in class and a fighting 27th overall. Read More »

WWRS Tyres 14The organisers of the 2014 R.A.C Rally Championship have confirmed that tyre choice will remain open with DMACK, Dunlop, Kumho and Pirelli all partnering with the championship to supply tyres.

The decision to continue a policy of allowing choice of historic specification tyres is considered to be in the best interest of competitors, who can make their decisions based on their own views and preferences. Read More »

Kumho VLN AudiThe German Busch twins drove their Audi R8 LMS Ultra to an emphatic one minute victory in last Saturday’s (October 12) VLN round on the Nürburgring’s tortuous Nordschleife circuit; nicknamed ‘The Green Hell’ by triple World Champion Jackie Stewart OBE. Read More »

Second place on last weekend’s (October 4-6) Orchard Motorsport Cork 20 event was sufficient to land Garry Jennings his first Irish Tarmac Rally Championship title. Relying on Kumho tyres for his grip and Rory Kennedy for his pacenotes, Jennings overcame early concerns about the health of his Subaru Impreza’s engine to bring the car home behind Daragh O’Riordan’s Ford Fiesta WRC, and clinch the prestigious seven round series – the first Co Fermanagh resident to do so since the legendary Bertie Fisher in 1996.Kumho Jennings Read More »

Mattias Adielsson has clinched the R2 class of the hotly-contested Swedish Rally Championship in his Kumho-shod Peugeot 208, with one round of the series still to run.Kumho Swedish Champions 13a Read More »

Kumho McCormack RACMarty McCormack and Phil Clarke slid their Kumho-shod MKII Escort to a fourth consecutive victory on September 8’s Red Kite Historic Stages event, thereby clinching the inaugural West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship with one round still to run.

Commenting on their dominant performance McCormack said: “We were straight on it this morning: there are no lie-ins with this championship.” And how right he was, having blasted his Escort into a full five second lead over the similar Ford of Jason Pritchard and Dale Furniss during the opening stage in Crychan. After a dry, dusty morning’s rallying, heavy rain showers completely changed the conditions in time for the second round of tests. Read More »

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