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Formula E partners with Hankook

Formula E partners with Hankook

October 1, 2022

Tyre manufacturing firm Hankook has been unveiled as the Official Tyre Supplier of the FIA Formula E World Championship. Hankook will also join as an exclusive Technical Partner of Formula E.

As per the partnership, Hankook will be producing a new tyre designed specifically to suit Formula E while keeping the sustainability goals of the motor series in mind. 30% of this tyre is made of sustainable materials. Hankook has also announced that each set of tyre will be recycled after every race weekend to maintain sustainability. 

Sooil Lee, President & CEO of Hankook Tire & Technology, commented:

A good three years ago, we at Hankook decided to become the official technical partner and tyre supplier of what is arguably the most progressive, modern and sustainable racing series in the world from the 2023 season. The philosophy of the Hankook brand and our strategic orientation towards an increasingly sustainable future also reflect the spirit and DNA of Formula E. Together, we will advance and significantly influence the development of modern motorsport over the coming years.

Jamie Reigle, CEO, Formula E, added:

We are thrilled to welcome Hankook to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. We are proud to partner with a global player recognised as a top tyre manufacturer that lives and breathes motorsport as a fundamental aspect of its corporate philosophy. Hankook’s vast experience working with race teams at circuits around the world, its pioneering innovation and commitment to sustainability make it a perfect match for the championship and our new Gen3 car.

Aditya Chaudhuri

Hailing from the City of Joy, the things that bring me joy are cricket, a good non-tilt CS:GO session, F1 and movies.

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