Kumho selected as one of the tyre suppliers for the MSA British Rally.
Britain’s premier rallying series, The MSA British Rally Championship has appointed Kumho as a key partner & as the official tyre supplier for 2016-17 season. By becoming a part of the championship Kumho, after developing some new products for the 2016-17 season will take on the rivals Michelin, Pirelli & Dmack in a four way battle to be fought on the tarmac & gravel rounds of Ireland & Kielder forests repectively.
Steve Thompson from Kumho Motorsport stated, “Kumho are delighted to be involved in the new-look BRC & the company has always held the championship in high regard. To compete at the pinnacle of British rallying is very important to Kumho.” Steve also added, “The opportunity to go toe-to-toe with other tyre manufacturers is what especially appeals to Kumho. The company cater for a lot of different single-tyre series, meaning Kumho always win & always finish last! Competing against other top brands accelerates development of Kumho’s products, adds significance to the success & gives something they can really shout about.”
Iain Campbell, BRC championship manager added to steves words by saying, “Kumho coming on-board is great news for the series and to now have four tyre suppliers is brilliant, as it will not only give competitors plenty of options but add another dynamic to the action on the stages. Perhaps some tyres will be better suited to the tarmac while others will shine on the gravel. Whatever, it will add further interest to an already exciting season.”