SPIELBERG, Austria (May 24, 2016) — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has extended its partnership with the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for another three years and will continue to supply its Ventus Race F200 tires for series participants.
Hankook and FIA Formula 3 inked the deal earlier this month following the DTM and FIA Formula 3 race in Spielberg, Austria. This marks the second time Hankook has extended its contract with FIA Formula 3, the tire maker said.
Walter Mertes, CEO of Formel-3-Vermarktungs G.m.b.H., which organizes and promotes the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, said he is extremely satisfied with the agreement extension.
“Hankook has been committed to motor sport for young new racing talents for years,” he said. “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 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.