Hankook Tire named MCoR series sole tire supplier
- Hankook to exclusively supply race tires to MCoR-hosted Pro/Am series
- All vehicles to equip two types of Hankook Ventus with excellent grip, handling, and durability
- To apply know-how accumulated in the 24H Series for MCoR's endurance race
Seoul, Korea, February 2, 2023 - Global leading tire company Hankook Tire will exclusively supply race tires from this year to the 2025 season to the racing series organized by the U.S. Motor Sports Association ‘Master Class of Racing’.
Master Class of Racing (MCoR) has been conceived as a Pro/Am series with accessibility and sustainability at the forefront. The MCoR has six distinct classes, and mixes 50-minute sprint and endurance race. Participants will first run sprint races within their classes, where top drivers will then race in a mixed-class 4-hour endurance race.
The opening round will take place on February 17 (local time) at Road Atlanta in Georgia, with the final round taking place on November 3 at Sonoma Raceway in California, USA.
All participating vehicles will be equipped with Hankook Tire’s Ventus F200, a dry tire with excellent grip, handling performance and durability, and the Ventus Z207, a wet tire. Hankook will support drivers to perform at their best with these tires of impressive grip and reliability in all race conditions.
Hankook intends to actively draw on its expertise in providing high-quality, dependable racing tires for the MCoR. Hankook Tire has been exclusively equipping the most durable tires at the 24H Series, the famous endurance race, as the title sponsor. Additionally, Hankook will actively encourage aspiring professional-amateur racers by offering a variety of on-site services at the MCoR competition.
Hankook Tire is currently supplying racing tires to more than 80 global motorsports competitions around the world as well as sponsoring teams in an effort to nurture global motorsports culture and lead the future of motorsports with its innovative technology. Hankook is the exclusive tire supplier and technical partner to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, and continues to supply tires exclusively to the Stock Car Pro Series, 24H Series Powered by Hankook, Super Taikyu Series and more.