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Hankook extends its partnership with Russian Ice Hockey League until 2022

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Premium tyre maker Hankook remains the official partner of the Kontinental Ice Hockey League until 2022. In the context of the partnership, the company will support the KHL and provide ice hockey fans with numerous events this season which has a total of 744 games, including the playoffs and the All-Stars-Week. In addition, Hankook will again give more than 10,000 fans the opportunity to attend KHL games during the coming seasons through campaigns via social networks. This large-scale cooperation with the number one sport is of great importance, especially in Russia, as it is one of the largest markets of winter tyres. The extension of the contract demonstrates the strong relationship that has existed between Hankook and KHL since 2017.

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VREDESTEIN LAUNCHES STYLISH NEXT-GENERATION E-BIKE TYRE

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Vredestein has joined forces with the renowned Italian design house Italdesign Giugiaro to create the Vredestein Icon, a next-generation tyre for e-bikes. The Icon provides instant feedback to riders, ensuring a comfortable and confident biking experience, combined with a progressive and stylish design that exudes power and speed. Vredestein will launch the tyre at the Eurobike exhibition in September 2019.

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Brake woes slows Woodpecker progress for Fossey

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Ed Fossey returned to rallying action once again for the latest round of the BTRDA Rally Championship in the Yokohama Peugeot 208 R2. The Woodpecker Stages (31 August), based near Ludlow would be the latest challenge for the Jerseyman. Along with stand in co-driver Dale Bowen, the crew finished 38th overall and fourth in class, despite suffering with brake problems for most of the event.