In the wake of his test with the latest tyres ahead of Rallye Deutschland, the two-time world champion Sébastien Ogier was positively impressed. “After testing 36 different tyres over 300km, I can say I am pleased with my new Michelins,” he tweeted. “Good job from my friends in Clermont-Ferrand!”
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Behind the wheel of the number 777 Porsche, Foster claimed the Round win with a race win and two second place finishes. Matt Campbell, the young rookie came into the weekend having never stood on the podium and walked away with two race wins and second place from the round.
In addition to their outright power in addition to their outright power (up to and more than 1,000hp!), they deliver high torque to both the front (electric motors) and rear wheels (internal combustion engine) alike, while their downforce is much higher (more than three times the car’s own weight at 250kph).
“Germany is undoubtedly one of the most multi-faceted and complex asphalt rallies we face anywhere in the world, so it will be a stern baptism for our latest hard and soft compound RK tyres. In line with the philosophy of road car products, we are limited to one pattern that has to work well both in wet and dry conditions. The RK tyres have proved their versatility before, most notably on their only previous appearance this year in Monte Carlo, where Robert Kubica used them to set some astonishingly fast stage times.”