Michelin and their technical partners swept the Petit Le Mans event on October 1st at Road Atlanta. In addition to winning every professional class, they also locked in the ALMS GT Class championship.
Here is a quick run down of the results:
LMP Class saw a podium sweep with Michelin tires found on the first, second and third place finishers' vehicles:
- 1st place: Team Peugeot Sport Total
- 2nd place: Team Oreca Matmut
- 3rd place: Aston Martin Racing
The LMP2 Class found Michelins in the #1 slot with Level 5 Motorsports taking the honors. Also, the GT Class was a gold and silver effort with Team AF Corse in first followed by Flying Lizard Motorsports as the runner-up. The LMPC+ Class was another sweep for Michelin with the following results:
- 1st place: PR1 Mathiason Motorsports
- 2nd place: Intersport Racing
- 3rd place: CORE Autosport
While Michelin loves to win and thrives on the competition, the real reason they race is to learn and use this knowledge to manufacturer even better products. The Pilot Super Sport
is Michelin's newest entry in the Max Performance Summer arena. It delivers a great ride and performance that surpasses the competition. The most recent One Lap of America event saw the Super Sport set a new wet and dry skid pad record. Michelin credits their involvement in racing, specifically the ALMS, with the incredible performance and durability of the Super Sport.
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