Michelin Reduces IMSA Tire Allocations for 2020



The GTLM class gets the most tire reductions
The GTLM class gets the most tire reductions

Confirmed in a Michelin technical bulletin sent to competitors on Wednesday, GT Le Mans class teams will have one fewer set of tires for the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona (37 sets), three fewer sets for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring (21 sets) and and a one-set reduction for DPi and LMP2 competitors (37 sets) for Sebring-only.

GTLM teams will also face a two-set reduction (20 sets) for the season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.

Michelin Motorsport Technical Bulletin

Michelin, in partnership with IMSA, has defined the tire specifications and per car allocations for the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship. Orange highlighting indicates a change in the allocation or specification relative to those used for the 2019 season.


DPi
LMP2
GTLM
GTD
2020
Tire Spec
2020
Allocation
2020
Tire Spec
2020
Allocation
2020
Tire Spec
2020
Allocation
2020
Tire Spec
2020
Allocation
Roar Medium 10 Medium 10 S, M, H 14 S8M 7
Daytona 24 Medium 38 Medium 38 S, M, H 37 S8M 30
Sebring Medium 23 Medium 23 S, M, H 21 S8M 18
Long Beach Medium 8 S, M, H 8 S8M 6
Mid Ohio Medium 10 Medium 10 S, M, H 10 S8M 7
Detroit Medium 9 S8M 6
WGI Hard 14 Hard 14 S, M, H 14 S9M 10
CTMP Hard 10 Hard 10 S, M, H 10 S9M 7
LRP S, M, H 10 S9M 6
Road Am Hard 10 Hard 10 S, M, H 10 S9M 8
VIR S, M, H 10 S9M 8
WRLS Hard 10 Hard 10 S, M, H 10 S9M 8
Petit Medium 22 Medium 22 S, M, H 20 S9M 20

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