Motorsport is in Michelin's DNA, and allows the brand to be at the cutting edge of innovation by securing technology transferts from track to road. Committed to a large range of disciplines, Michelin has always considered motorsport as a true laboratory in order to test and show the superiority of its products. After a successful comeback in rallying in 2011, Michelin is proud to partner the ERC this year.
Pirelli Pirelli’s record of motorsport success officially started in 1907 with the Peking to Paris road race. Since then, the company has earned hundreds of victories on circuits and special stages, exploiting the experience gained in competition for innovation in its commercial products. Pirelli has racked up 180 WRC event wins and 25 titles and becomes an official ERC tyre supplier for 2014.
The Japanese premium tyre manufacturer has developed a strong reputation in rallying over recent years, supplying a versatile range of asphalt and gravel covers all over the world. The brand has become synonymous with performance and durability, in order to provide the best possible quality and value to its many customers.
The all-action FIA European Rally Championship resumes on the famous Acropolis Rally later this month. Colin McRae won the event five times and team boss Malcolm Wilson reveals why the rallying legend was so good in Greece.
Peugeot’s 208 T16 R5 challenger is due to make its FIA European Rally Championship debut on the Acropolis Rally in Greece later this month. And here’s what the eagerly-awaited car looks like in competition trim.