Bridgestone Potenzas to podium finish with DeltaWing in Monterey

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The size of the front tire of DeltaWing is 4.0/23.0R15 and the rear tire is 12.0/24.5R15.

In just its second race competition of the 2013 ALMS season, the DeltaWing posted a solid performance by completing 104 laps around the 2.238-mile permanent road circuit and finishing third in the P1 category.

#0 DeltaWing Racing Cars DeltaWing LM12: Andy Meyrick, Katherine Legge
#0 DeltaWing Racing Cars DeltaWing LM12: Andy Meyrick, Katherine Legge

Photo by: James M. Holland

Bridgestone Potenza Tires Supplied: Two dry-compound formulas of the exclusively sized Potenza tires were available for the DeltaWing to use at Laguna Seca – approximately 20 sets of the harder, more durable compound and 14 sets of the softer, higher-grip compound.

The size of the front tire is 4.0/23.0R15 and the rear tire is 12.0/24.5R15.

From Andy Meyrick, co-driver, #0 DeltaWing: “The improvements are there for everyone to see, I think. At Sebring it was tough to go out early but spectacularly.

Here, although we had an issues toward the end, we did come away with a podium. It’s a testament to the team, Elan and Bridgestone.”

From Al Speyer, Executive Director, Bridgestone Motorsport: “Today our hats are off to the entire DeltaWing team and drivers. They showed true perseverance and dedication in overcoming many small obstacles and we are encouraged by the constant progress on the track.

This is a learning experience for DeltaWing and Bridgestone and we continue to learn together as a team. We are looking forward to continuing development of the car together as this vehicle’s potential is truly exciting.”

Bridgestone Motorsport

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