Michelin Designs Nissan ZEOD RC's Tires for Le Mans

OYAMA-CHO, Japan (Oct. 21, 2013) – Nissan ZEOD RC’s invitation to participate at Le Mans next year from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is a tremendous technological development opportunity for the automaker, but also a ready laboratory for next-generation tires. Michelin makes more than half the tires for vehicles competing at Le Mans, but the Garage 56 status, reserved for cars with new technology, has special allure.
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ZEOD RC drivers have a new set of buttons to push

ZEOD RC drivers have a new set of buttons to push

ZEOD RC drivers have a new set of buttons to push

ZEOD RC drivers have a new set of buttons to push

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Nissan GT Academy winner Lucas Ordóñez

Nissan GT Academy winner Lucas Ordóñez

from left: Lucas Ordóñez, Satoshi Motoyama and Wolfgang Reip

from left: Lucas Ordóñez, Satoshi Motoyama and Wolfgang Reip

Three-time Japanese Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama

Three-time Japanese Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama

Nissan GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip

Nissan GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Motoyama completes Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up for Le Mans

Reip tests ZEOD RC at Snetterton

Reip tests ZEOD RC at Snetterton

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up

Reip joins Ordóñez in Nissan ZEOD RC driver line-up