How Dunlop Develops Tires for BMW in the American Le Mans Series
“Tires are the only part of your vehicle that touch the ground, so they’re one of the most important components of any racecar,” said Joey Hand, driver of BMW Team RLL’s No. 56 M3 GT. “That’s why we’re always providing our feedback to Dunlop’s team of engineers.
Building the ideal tire for each ALMS race means finding the right balance between performance and longevity – a task that changes with each track. A soft rubber compound will have plenty of grip, but wears faster, while a harder compound lasts longer, but reduces traction. Developing the right compound is a job that requires an immense amount of research long before race day.
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