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MICHELIN takes on all competitors in the premier open-racing series to develop and prove our technologies in a wide variety of cars, circuits and conditions. With 15 consecutive overall races wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, over 100 wins in the American Le Mans Series and as a technical partner of choice for many of the world’s top vehicle makers, we use our motorsports programs to learn everything we can about tires in extreme conditions.

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Published on April 20, 2015

BMW TEAMS WITH MICHELIN TO TAKE LONG BEACH

          LONG BEACH, Ca. (April 18, 2015) – BMW Team RLL took its second Long Beach GT victory in the past three years and its first in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in impressive fashion on the famous street circuit. After dropping from second to fifth place in the GTLM class […]

Published on April 17, 2015

MICHELIN TEAMS LOOK AT TIRES AND TIMING TO FUEL SUCCESS AT LONG BEACH

            LONG BEACH, Ca. (April 17, 2015) – The late Johnny Carson enjoyed interrupting the question, “What is the key to comedy?” with a shout of “TIMING!” And if timing is indeed the key to comedy, it may also be the key to success for Michelin technical partner teams in […]

Published on March 20, 2015

Michelin Introduces Pilot® Sport GT Race Tire for Radical SR3 and SR8 Sports Prototypes

About The Tire: Michelin has added a Pilot® Sport GT customer racing tire size to fit the popular United Kingdom-built Radical SR3 and SR8 sports racers. The tire helps Michelin round out its line of popular customer racing slicks. The tire is being launched just in time for the Radical gathering at Spring Mountain Motor […]

Published on March 18, 2015

MICHELIN HEADS TO THE SEBRING “LABORATORY”

            SEBRING, Fla. (March 18, 2015) – Michelin and its technical partner teams face a major early season challenge as they take to the demanding 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second event of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. “Sebring has a […]

Published on March 17, 2015

MICHELIN ROLLS ON AS THE OFFICIAL TIRE OF SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

              GREENVILLE, S.C. – March 17, 2015 – Michelin and Sebring International Raceway announced today that Michelin will continue as the Official Tire of Sebring International Raceway through 2017. “Sebring has a great tradition and a distinct character that presents a wide range of technical challenges,” said Chris Baker, […]

Published on February 3, 2015

PORSCHE AND MICHELIN RAISE THE BAR OF PERFORMANCE DRIVING

Porsche Experience Centers to Open in Atlanta and Los Angeles  ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2015 – Porsche Cars North America named Michelin the official tire partner of its new Porsche Experience Centers which are slated to open this year in Atlanta and then later in Los Angeles. The centers will allow one-on-one instruction on unique Porsche test track modules […]

Published on January 26, 2015

MICHELIN TECHNOLOGY DELIVERS FOR CORVETTE AND BMW IN ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

                DAYTONA, Fla. (January 25, 2014) – Michelin technology helped Corvette Racing and BMW Team RLL open the North American motorsport season in style as Michelin successfully returned to the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the opening event of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Taking the victory […]

Published on January 20, 2015

MICHELIN LOOKS TO BUILD UPON “A GOOD START” IN RETURN TO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

              DAYTONA, Fla. (January 20, 2015) – After returning to the Daytona International Speedway in 2014 following a 13 year absence, Michelin sees last year’s success in taking the Rolex 24 At Daytona GTLM class win as merely “a good start”. In addition to the GTLM class victory for […]

Published on October 6, 2014

MICHELIN HELPS PORSCHE, DODGE VIPER SRT CELEBRATE TUDOR UNITED SPORTSCAR GTLM CHAMPIONSHIPS

            BRASELTON, Ga. (October 4, 2014) – Michelin technical partners Porsche and Dodge Viper SRT, and driver Kuno Wittmer, celebrated GTLM Manufacturer, Team and Driver championships respectively as the Ten Hours of Petit Le Mans provided a fitting close to the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Porsche […]

Published on September 30, 2014

CHAMPIONSHIPS ON THE LINE FOR MICHELIN TECHNICAL PARTNER TEAMS AND DRIVERS AT PETIT LE MANS

            BRASELTON, Ga. (September 30, 2014) – Ten hours of fierce competition will determine which Michelin technical partner manufacturer, driver(s) and team will claim the three major TUDOR United SportsCar Championships in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class here in Petit Le Mans, on the fast, tight, technically demanding Road […]