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Posted on June 18, 2017

Michelin Wins 20th Consecutive Le Mans 24 Hour Race

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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

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. 

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