Michelin supplies all the LMP1 teams with tires in the World Endurance Challenge for 2014. With this year’s new regulations, tires play an even more important role than usual as their width has been reduced in an attempt to reduce fuel consumption. However, will a narrow tire provide the same performance and grip? Does each team get the same tire or are the tires customized to the car? How does each team ensure that another team’s tires don’t perform better than theirs? All those questions, and more, are answered in this third video installment explaining the revolutionary set of rule changes for the LMP1 class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the entire World Endurance Challenge.
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