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Kumho Tires to supply ECSTA KU31 UHP tires for AI Drift Team


After a successful maiden season in 2009 with ace driver Jason Choachuy placing third in the overall standings for the Lateral Drift Championship Series, is once again campaigning for the 2010 season with the support of Kumho Tires through its official Philippine Distributor Tiara Commercial and Industrial Sales Corporation.

"We are delighted to team up again with a valuable partner which has helped us achieve a successful result last season and we look forward to the 2010 season as we drift ahead with Kumho's ECSTA KU31 tires," said Mr. Brent Co, Team Principal of the Drift Team.

"We look forward to a fruitful season ahead with Team with our continued technical partnership for the 2010 season. We are likewise excited to see our tires driven to the limit in a controlled environment once again to show its superior performance," said Mr. Royce Ang, of Tiara.

The Kumho ECSTA KU31 tire uses a race-proven carcass design with jointless cap plies, wide steel belts, ESCOT carcass profile, and high durometer apex delivering razor sharp response and extreme grip. Tire performance is further enhanced with the of a high dispersion silica in the compound.

The Drift Team is partnered with Kumho Ecsta Tires, A-toy Bodykits, Rota Wheels, Momo, Motor Pro Autoclinique, Autoplus, Motul, SEV, Informatics Valenzuela, DuPont, Fil-Carrozzeria, H&R Suspension, Ultra Racing, Alpine, Fremuff, Optima Batteries, Remixx Clothing, and DMF Drift.

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