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Kumho has made huge progress in the fifteen years it has been involved in motorsport and the company is now recognised as a major supplier of race and rally tyres with performance levels to rival the established brands.

Kumho Tyres’ Technical Centre in Korea is responsible for developing and testing the company’s highly regarded motorsport tyres which are manufactured on a special production line at its high tech factory at Gwangju in Korea. Kumho Motorsport in the UK, is responsible for the company’s motorsport activities in Europe. The specialist division also supports many circuit racing, rally and rallycross series with their tyres.

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Kumho Motorsport Review 2017

We’ve been super busy through 2017 and been involved in many motorsports supporting with our technical expertise and of course…

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KUMHO-SUPPORTED MCCORMACK CLOSING IN ON AN MSA BRITISH RALLY PODIUM PLACE

County Derry-born Marty McCormack is enjoying a notably strong season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship and, with a…

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Marty Masters the Ulster Rally

After possibly one of the most difficult events of the year, Marty McCormack and David Moynihan can hold their heads…

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Impressive results at Fuchs R.A.C. Historic Asphalt on Epynt

It was an impressive result at Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Championship, with David Kynaston in his Kumho shod TR7…

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McCormack flies high at the Scottish Rally!

Coming off the back of a fine podium finish in the Pirelli Rally and a win at the Donegal Forestry,…

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Kumho Storms to Class Win at the Pirelli Rally

(Cover photo credit: Thibault Lefebvre) ‘Killer Kielder’ forest didn’t get it’s fearsome reputation in rallying for nothing – the fast…

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Marty conquers Donegal in Kumhos

Marty McCormack with navigator David Moynihan took an emphatic win at the Donegal Forestry Rally 2017, round three of the…

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McCormack nets podium finish in our tyres

After two days of frantic action in the infamous Kielder Forest, Marty McCormack and David Moynihan got their British Rally…

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Fisher extends Tarmac Championship lead shod in our tyres

Congrats to Alastair Fisher for securing 3rd place in the West Cork Rally and extending his lead in the Tarmac…

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Let battle commence! McCormack takes on the Border Counties Rally in our tyres

The 2017 British Rally Championship (BRC) gets underway this weekend with the Border Counties Rally in Jedburagh, Scotland. Marty McCormack…

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Another win for Bob Fowden and Kumho

Bob Fowden & Paul Wakely took a second consecutive victory in the 2017 JD Tyres Welsh Tarmacadam Championship on Sunday,…

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Kumho Tyre: The First Choice for Rally Safety Crew

(Cover image credit: BPW-Galleries Photography.)   When the organising team behind the recent Riponian Forest Rally (held in the notoriously…

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2016: A Successful Year for Kumho in Motorsport

At Kumho, we invest heavily in R&D, as well as boasting up-to-the-minute facilities on three continents. An integral part of…

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Killarney Historic Rally saw Kumho Tyre own the track

It’s coming up to the end of the year which means it’s time for the final rally of the year…

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Hutchinson & Garnett from RallyTravel take on the Wales Rally GB

Sitting on the start line of the daunting first stage of Wales Rally GB (the classic Welsh forest stage of…

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Winter Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams slides to success on Wales Rally GB

Winter Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams MBE has successfully completed her second Wales Rally GB as co-driver to Sky Sports…

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KUMHO VICTORIOUS IN FIA AUTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

Kumho victorious in European Autocross for the second year running 2016 – another successful season that confirms Kumho’s ability to…

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Bob Fowden & Paul Wakely clinch Welsh Title on our tyres

Bob Fowden and Paul Wakely took a dominant victory on the Peter Lloyd Stages Rally held at the Pembrey Motorsports…

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FORMULA 3 TEAMS TO RELY ON KUMHO RACE TYRES AT 2016 ZANDVOORT MASTERS

For 15 years straight, here at Kumho, we have supplied all of the tyres for Europe’s top F3 teams to…

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Kumho ECSTA C03 help Jesse Crosse take on Snetterton

We are always more than happy to hear from Jesse Crosse, whose expertise on the track and iconic Ford Escort…

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Team RallyTravel get set with Kumho R800s

The latest round of the British Rally Championship took place last Saturday at the Dumfries. And if there’s one thing…

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Circuit of Ireland Rally

Watch the team of Marty McCormack & David Moynihan fly around the Circuit of Ireland rally on Stage 3 running Kumho…

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DOMINATING START TO IRELAND’S NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

Lutterworth, UK – April 7, 2016. Kumho-shod drivers have won the first two rounds of Ireland’s eight-round Triton Showers National Rally…

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Crosse strikes again at the Donington Rally

If you’re a fan of an awesome bit of rally racing, you’ve come to the right place. Normally we would…

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KUMHO APPOINTED KEY PARTNER & OFFICIAL TYRE SUPPLIER TO THE MSA BRITISH RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

Kumho, already the tyre manufacturer of choice for many rally teams, has been appointed a key partner and official tyre supplier…

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Ecsta TW02 Full Wets help Crosse take on Brands Hatch

We love a challenge at Kumho Tyre, but the extra slippery conditions of the winter stages at Brands Hatch has…

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Jardine and Noble prevail over wet and windy Wales Rally GB

Sky Sports News F1 expert Tony Jardine and World Champion co-driver Gordon Noble have successfully finished the most demanding and…

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JARDINE AND NOBLE BEGIN WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP ADVENTURE

On the evening of 12 November 2015, Sky Sports News F1 expert Tony Jardine and World Champion co-driver Gordon Noble…

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Mitsubishi Evo IX vs Ariel Nomad – who will win?

With Wales Rally GB just two weeks away (November 12-15), the PistonHeads and PlayStation®4 backed ProSpeed rally team have been…

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25TH ZANDVOORT MASTERS WON BY GIOVINAZZI ON S700 TYRES

  Kumho have been supplying all the tyres for the blue riband Formula 3 Zandvoort Masters since 2002, and was therefore very…

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2015 Masters of Formula 3 at Zandvoort

Over the weekend of 18-20 September Kumho Tyre invited guests from Sweden and the UK to celebrate the 25th Anniversary…

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OUR RALLY TYRES ASSIST KOBUS TO IMPRESSIVE TOP 10 FINISH IN BARUM RALLY

Considering the Dutch pairing of Hermen Kobus and Erik de Wild were experiencing the first major event in their new…

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KUMHO TYRE JOINS FORCES WITH THE TEAM BRIT HEROES

It all begins with a group of Serving and ex-Serving injured troops with a passion for speed and the slogan ‘You…

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FOURTH TIME LUCKY FOR THE FORD FOCUS

Three strong showings in previous Goodwood Festival of Speed rally shootouts netted David Wright an invite for last weekend’s (June…

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Wright to battle against World Rally stars at Goodwood

Bentham-based rally driver David Wright will take on the stars of the World Rally Championship next weekend when he competes…

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Jennings in convincing victory on Kumho tyres

Garry Jennings achieved a sensational overall victory on last weekend’s Joule Donegal International Rally (June 19-21), using his Kumho-shod Subaru…

Kumho News, Motorsports

TWIN BUSCH TEAM SEEKING NÜRBURGRING GLORY

Twin Busch has been the front running privateer team in Germany’s Nürgburgring-based VLN Championship for some years now, even winning…

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Jennings Takes An Early Lead

Garry Jennings, the 2013 Irish Rally Champion, takes the lead after round one of the 2015 national series in his…

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Maximum Points for Dan Moss

Round 1 of the 2015 GwynneSpeed Rally Challenge saw 4 registered crews travel to the Forest of Dean to contest…

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Strong Galway Rally Result for Raftery

International class ‘Billy Coleman Young Driver Of The Year 2014’ Dean Raftery had never driven a WRC car before achieving…

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Peta Todd To Take On Wales Rally GB

Having successfully survived her three trial rallies as co-driver to Sky Sports News F1 analyst Tony Jardine, Peta Todd last…

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Peta to Tackle World Rally Championship

When you think of the World Rally Championship Challenge, it appears to be very much a mans world. Enter Peta…

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Victory for Larsen and his Fiesta R5

Frank Tore Larsen has extended his lead in the Norwegian Rally Championship, thanks to overall victory in his Ford Fiesta…

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Privately-Run Fiesta S2000 takes 4th

One of several David and Goliath results achieved by Kumho-shod rally and race cars in recent weeks was Dutch driver…

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Nürburgring Triumph for Audi

Last year, the German Busch twins drove their Kumho-shod Audi R8 LMS Ultra to an emphatic victory in October’s four-hour…

Kumho News, Motorsports

Ford Escort in Historic Win

Richard Hill and Pat Cooper took their newly-built MKII Ford Escort to an historic win in last weekend’s Red Kite…

Kumho News, Motorsports

Wales Rally GB Class Win

Two months ago, Skeleton gold medallist Amy Williams MBE had never competed in motorsport. Now she’s a class-winning co-driver on…

Kumho News, Motorsports

VLN Win for Busch Twins in Audi R8

The German Busch twins drove their Audi R8 LMS Ultra to an emphatic one minute victory in last Saturday’s (October…

Kumho News, Motorsports

Fourth Consecutive Victory in MKII Escort

Marty McCormack and Phil Clarke slid their Kumho-shod MKII Escort to a fourth consecutive victory on September 8’s Red Kite…

Kumho News, Motorsports

Subaru S12B leads Irish Tarmac Series

Following a convincing victory in the recent Killarney Rally of the Lakes, Garry Jennings and Neil Doherty now lead the…

Kumho News, Motorsports

Exclusive Tyre Supplier for New MINI GP

Kumho has announced that it is the exclusive tyre supplier for the fastest MINI model to date – the recently‑launched,…