Hankook Tyre supports motorsports events and competitions globally and encourages drivers to pursue their passion. By being the exclusive and official tyre sponsor to the Supercar Fest 2019, Hankook Tyre showcased their advanced technology and innovative motorsports expertise.
Hankook Tyre sponsors new supercar event held at the oldest motorsport venue in the world
Supercar Fest is held at Shelsley Walsh, which hosted its first motorsport event in 1905 and has run continuously ever since. Set in the glorious quintessential Worcestershire countryside, the track remains in almost exactly the same configuration as the day it started. Throughout this festival, there is a range of events attended by up to 5000 spectators, such as the Supercar Paddock, a variety of demos & car displays, Classic & Sports Car Shows and Car Clubs.
Hankook Tyre UK support this event in many ways, including a stand manned with Hankook Tyre representatives on hand to meet and greet the visitors, as well as information on our tyres and giveaways.
Hankook Tyre showcased the –impressively superior and new for 2019- Ventus S1 evo 3. Hankook Tyre is proud to premier this new tyre, known for its powerful performance and superior handling for luxury vehicles, at one of Britain’s most historic and well known motoring venues.
Supercar Paddock & Demos
150 of the finest supercars, hypercars and classics were selected to be displayed in the famous Shelsley Walsh garages. Hankook Tyre had unrestricted access to the Supercar Paddock where you can get up close and personal with the cars and meet their owners.
Classic & Sports Car Shows
One of the highlights at Supercar Fest was the Concours where a selection of post war classic and sports cars were displayed at the oldest motorsport venue in the world, filled with automotive heritage.
The famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb
Throughout the day there was non-stop action on the hill. All the cars on display in the Supercar Paddock were taking part in a number of demo runs and parades. Spectators watched and heard these incredible cars in action on the track as they accelerated up the hill. Visitors spectated from a number of grandstands or chose to be right on the start line and smelt the rubber burning!
On the Track
Supercar Fest invited a number of very special cars from the motorsport world to take part in some exhilarating demo runs up the hill. In among the Racing Cars and Rally Cars, Hankook Tyre displayed the BMW DTM Car on the Hankook Tyre stand, which allowed the visitors a true insight into Hankook Tyre's global motoring presence.