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Michelin To Become IMSA Official Tire In 2019
September 21, 2017
The multi-year agreement between IMSA and the tire company calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype and GT Daytona race car competing in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship in addition to its continued participation in the GT Le Mans class.
Michelin To Become IMSA Official Tire In 2019

International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials have announced that Michelin will become the Official Tire of IMSA in its premier series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major challenge series, beginning in 2019.

The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype and GT Daytona race car competing in the WeatherTech Championship in addition to its continued participation in the GT Le Mans class. The GTLM class will continue to be open to multiple tire manufacturers.

The 2019 IMSA Michelin SportsCar Challenge will feature the Grand Sport class for cars built to international GT4 specifications and Touring Car for TCR-spec race cars. The IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda, featuring LMP3 race cars, will also ride on Michelins.

As the Official Tire of IMSA, the WeatherTech Championship, IMSA Michelin SportsCar Challenge and IMSA Prototype Challenge, Michelin also becomes the entitlement partner of the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup beginning in 2019.