CENTENNIAL, Colo. (April 23, 2002)—Hankook Tire America Corp. has partnered with the Sports Car Club of America Inc. to provide sponsorship for the Street Touring S class at all Tire Rack SCCA Solo II National Tour events, the Tire Rack SCCA Solo II National Championships and all Tire Rack SCCA ProSolo events.
The U.S. unit of South Korean tire maker Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. said it will award prize money for the top two finishers in the Solo II National Tour and ProSolo events as well for ProSolo year-end point standings and Solo II National championships. The prize money will be significantly higher if participants race on Hankook tires.
Hankook said it will have strong signage presence at the Solo and ProSolo events and will have decals on all cars competing in the STS category.
“Our involvement with this esteemed organization marks a significant step in introducing our full line of quality, dependable tires, and in particular our stylish, high performance Ventus line to the racing market,” said Hankook Marketing Manager Y.M. Park.