LONDON: The 911 GT3 road vehicle of Porsche’s latest iteration chosen tire even though it’s completely been re-developed for more grip and wear would still be Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. According to Michelin claims, compared to its predecessor the new tires would last 50% longer on the track with faster lap timings.
More likely, the wish list of Porsche latest model 911 GT3 was like a challenge for manufacturers of French-based tire, such that it required having in condition of wet and drying a higher grip levels, wet road safety, longer thread life and also minimum fuel consumption. The new tire includes Michelin’s a race-inspired Track-Longevity-Tech 2.0 as shoulder construction that reinforced lap-after-lap to withstand as cornering punishment.
Also for the wet conditions producing safer tire a thread depth increased by 20% tire of Pilot-Sport-Cup-2. However, in Spain they claim in dry new tire offers about faster lap timing of 1.8 second over the 5 laps with compared to Pilot-Sport-Cup plus on Jerez circuit and in France in wet it gain recorded was 1.2 second on Ladoux Track.