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Category: Kumho

Kumho helps young driver to clinch title

Mattias Adielsson has clinched the R2 class of the hotly-contested Swedish Rally Championship in his Kumho-shod Peugeot 208, with one round of the series still to run. Mattias and co-driver Christoffer Bäck were sufficiently far in the lead of the competition at the start of the recent East Sweden event that they only really needed

Kumho shod Mono tests Top Gear track record

Breaking the lap record round BBC Top Gear’s test track at Dunsfold, Surrey has become a preoccupation of supercar manufacturers the world over. However, far from being a heavily-funded global producer, the latest contender was the diminutive UK-based Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), whose innovative 285bhp Mono recently circulated in just 1 minute 14.3 seconds, thereby

Kumho makes its mark

The 2013 rally season is still young, but Kumho is already making its mark on the UK championships. For example, Alex Allingham’s ex-Prodrive Subaru Impreza N10 that took outright honours on March 3’s Rally Marketing Mid-Wales Stages event, did so on Kumho gravel tyres. The rally was the first occasion on which Stalybridge-based Allingham and

Kumho offers trio of cold weather tyres

The ‘big freeze’ of 2011 was a wake-up call for most of Ireland’s motorists who, after decades of relatively mild winters, had grown accustomed to running ‘summer’ rubber all the year round. They learnt the hard way that the traction and braking performance of such tyres falls away exponentially at anything below 7 deg C