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Posted on June 18, 2017

Michelin Wins 20th Consecutive Le Mans 24 Hour Race

When the #2 Porsche crossed the finish line at the Le Mans 24 Hours race today, it marked the 20th consecutive overall Le Mans race championship for a Michelin shod vehicle. This is also the 26th overall win for the Michelin brand at Le Mans including the very first race championship in 1923 with Chenard & Walcker.

Nine total manufacturers have won the overall race wearing Michelin tires including: Alpine, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chenard & Walcker, McLaren, Mercedes, Peugeot and Renault.

Review a gallery of the past 20 champions by clicking HERE.

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.




 

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