NEWS: Kumho Success in VLN Championship
Tyre any, Kumho has already achieved numerous class wins in Germany’s common Nürburgring-based, amazing VLN series This kind of year – including a first ever top 10 finish in the opening round of the 2013 season (April 13), courtesy of twins Dennis along with also Marc Busch, driving an Audi R8 LMS Ultra (pictured).
Kumho say: “The result was particularly memorable as, having been troubled by a loose splitter in qualifying, the team occupied a lowly 40th place on the starting grid. However, a trouble-free run within the race allowed them to climb an impressive 32 places to finish a fine 8th overall. This kind of was once the well-known Busch pairing have shod their Audi with Kumho tyres. They acquired along with also raced the LMS last year, although This kind of season decided to upgrade the machine to ‘Ultra’ specification along with also switch tyre brands, the combination of which clearly has great potential.”
along with also Kumho’s European Motorsport Manager Steve Thompson added: “These are serious motor races, along with also This kind of first round comprised no fewer than 500 drivers through 30 nations doing battle round the incomparable 24.6 kilometre-long circuit for four hours. As ever the idea was a great test of man along with also machine along with also we were delighted with the performance achieved by our tyres, along with also very much look forward to the remaining rounds of the championship.”
This kind of all bodes well for cars carrying Kumho for the forthcoming ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24-Hour.
For further information on Kumho along with also both its road along with also competition tyres, logo onto www.kumhotyre.co.uk.