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Title 8/20/2007 - Hankook Drivers Earn Top Positions at SCCA ProSolo National Series
Date 08/22/2007 Count 9070

Hankook Drivers Earn Top Positions at SCCA ProSolo National Series

WAYNE, NJ (Aug. 20, 2007) - The SCCA ProSolo National Series felt the power of Hankook Motorsports as four Hankook drivers took podium finishes at the first SCCA ProSolo race at Miller Motorsports Park on August 15. Hankook driver James Wilson took the H-Stock division win in his AffordableRacingData.com Subaru Impreza and teammate Morgan Trotter finished close behind in second place. Newcomer Tyson Newman locked in third place in his Hankook Ventus Z214 equipped Mazda3. After moving from "Brand-K" to Hankook tires, multi-time national trophy winner Barbara Leroy-Boehme also claimed 2nd place in the indexed Ladies class (L1).

Wilson’s first place finish marks the fourth major National Solo/ProSolo win for Hankook Motorsports in 2007. With a total of 10 trophies thus far, Hankook has edged out all other competition in SCCA. Hankook’s Ventus Z214 race tires continue to rise in the ranks of professional and amateur motorsports as the one of the fastest and most affordable tires for winning teams.

The next and final round of the SCCA ProSolo National Series will beheld August 25-26 in Packwood, Washington, where Wilson and Leroy-Boehme look to lock up the series’ points race, leading the charge as always with Hankook tires.

About Hankook Tire America Corp.
Headquartered in Wayne, N.J., Hankook Tire America Corp. is a technology-focused, market-driven company that supports motorsports enthusiasts and racers at all levels. Hankook is known and respected around the world for its superior competition tires that outlast the toughest opposition. Hankook remains at the forefront of performance tire development to achieve cutting-edge results. As Hankook expands its motorsports activities, the focus will remain on technology that will keep Hankook-equipped vehicles in the winners circle. Hankook is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, manufacturing a wide range of tires for almost any vehicle. For more information please visit Hankook Tires on the web at www.hankooktireusa.com.

Hankook Tire America Corp Media Contacts:
Bill Bainbridge Chris O’Connell Lucy Capurro
Director Brand Communication Senior Account Executive Account Executive
Phone : 973- 633-9000 ext. 531 Phone : 818-992-4353 Phone : 818-992-4353
Fax : 973 633-0028 Fax : 818-992-0543 Fax : 818-992-0543

wbainbridge@hankooktireusa.com

coconnell@jmprpublicrelations.com

lcapurro@jmprpublicrelations.com

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