The 5 kinds of TCR vehicle assign of residing for action within the 2020 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup had been heading within the appropriate route throughout a winning two-day Goodyear tyre take a look at at the Parcmotor circuit in Castellolí advance Barcelona final week.
Having made its eagerly anticipated return to world-stage motorsport final summer season, Goodyear is the Legit Tyre Vendor to the WTCR under a three-year agreement with the FIA and WTCR promoter Eurosport Occasions from 2020.
To put together for the upcoming season, which is thanks to fireplace into lifestyles at WTCR Ride of Hungary from 24-26 April*, Goodyear organised the two-day session in Spain where a series of qualifying and traipse simulations had been performed by the groups in attendance.
Goodyear is the utilization of one dry climate specification tyre in 2020, designed to meet the demands of the broad fluctuate of circuits on the WTCR calendar with a focal point on sturdiness and consistency.
The way contains learnings from testing carried out within the Nürburgring Nordschleife-essentially based mostly VLN endurance sequence to produce race Goodyear is properly willing for WTCR Ride of Germany, which takes location on the legendary 25.378-kilometre structure in Would possibly per chance per chance well also.
Michael Butler, Goodyear’s UK Occasions Manager, acknowledged: “The WTCR groups had been very cooperative and open with their feedback. We labored intently with them to procure the optimum performance from the novel tyres. One personnel remarked that the novel tyre capability they’re going to alternate their manner to traipse approach thanks to the consistency over a protracted term traipse permitting the tyres to be pushed laborious for a traipse distance. Certainly, one driver did a 60-kilometre traipse and the variation from the first lap to the final lap became handiest half a 2d.”