Nokian Tyres helps set world ice-speed record

Oulu, Finland - A new world record speed for driving on ice was achieved when four-times
world rally champion Juha Kankkunen reached a speed of 321 km/h on a track ploughed on the ice of the Gulf of Bothnia next to the city of Oulu. The Bentley Continental GT used for the record attempt was equipped with Nokian Hakkapeliitta Sport Utility 5 studded winter tyres. The tyres have been designed and developed for city SUVs.

A statement from Nokian said, “As the air resistance increases, more…

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