Dunlop’s Le Mans challenge with new GT tyre regulations

15th June 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Dunlop’s Le Mans challenge with new GT tyre regulations
Changes introduced this year place fresh demands upon tyres used in the WEC (Photo: Clement Marin)

Last year, Dunlop returned to GT racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), taking the Teams’ and Drivers’ titles, five wins and nine podium finishes with Aston Martin Racing. The experience the tyre maker gained, however, is of limited help, as a complete change in tyre regulations was introduced for the 2017 season. These changes place fresh demands upon the tyres used and bring different criteria for Dunlop’s tyre designers and engineers to focus on.

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