WAYNE, N.J., June 29, 2015 – Hankook Tire drivers Fredric Aasbo and Rhys Millen both scored first place wins this past weekend at their respective racing events. Aasbo topped the winner’s podium at Formula Drift Round 4 in New Jersey, while Millen was the fastest on the mountain at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado.
Hankook’s winning weekend started on Saturday at Wall Speedway in Wall, New Jersey for Formula Drift Round 4, The Gauntlet. In rainy and slick conditions, driver Fredric Aasbo drove his Hankook Scion tC to a first place victory following a day of intense battles. The finals saw Aasbo pitted against Dean Kearney in the Oracle Lighting Dodge Viper. After a tight race, Aasbo’s consistency behind the wheel gave him the edge he needed, out-scoring Kearney and securing his first place victory.
“We won here last year and conditions were perfect back then, dry conditions and a lot of tire smoke. This time however, it was the opposite,” said Aasbo. “We definitely put the Ventus R-S3 through the test, and I think we’ve proven that it’s the best tire out there.” Continue reading