Porsche is one of the most successful brands in the world, within and
outside the circuits. So much so, that the name of the signature of Stuttgart
is tied closely to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, test, in which it has
managed 18 wins on absolute and that has been a benchmark of the
categories GT and GT2. A large part of these successes have come from the hand of
association with Michelin, a manufacturer of tires that celebrates a
successful relationship of 50 years. For this reason, Porsche has released a video in which
celebrates its ‘Golden Wedding’.
Despite signing a love story of 50 years,
first shared victory of Porsche and Michelin at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
data of 1998, edition Laurent Aïello, Allan McNish and Stéphane Ortelli
led up to the victory to the Porsche 911 GT1. By then, the German firm
already claimed 15 victories in Le Mans, victories in the Michelin also has
had its importance for the work that both parties had contributed to the
when developing their products street. On their return to the premier class,
Porsche has added two wins more in The Sarthe in the hand of Michelin.
All of these successes absolute in Le Mans and wins
made in GT, GT2 and GTE with the different variants of the Porsche 911 are
only some of the most successful of the relationship between Porsche and
Michelin, a story that transcends beyond circuits and that there is
limited to the race more emblematic of the world. All in all, this relationship is still
he continues to write golden lines already with the Porsche 919 Hybrid and the new
Porsche 911 GTE-mid-engine-equipped with Michelin tires, the list of winners
of both manufacturers in the the’race of races’ can still grow more.