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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

MICHELIN is the only tyre manufacturer to enjoy such an enviable record of success in the major championships sanctioned by the FIA (Fédération Internationale Automobile) and FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme).

Le Mans 24 Hours:

First win in 1923 (inaugural race)
26 wins (including 20 straight wins since 1998)
13 wins with Audi
9 wins with avec Tom Kristensen

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC):

  • First Manufacturers’ title with Alpine in 1973 (first year of the championship)
  • 50 world titles (24 Drivers’ titles and 65 Manufacturers’ titles)
  • First win in the 1973 Rallye Monte-Carlo (Andruet/Biche, Alpine-Renault)
  • More than 300 individual event wins

FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC):

  • Five world titles since the championship’s creation in 2012

Dakar:

  • Cars: 19 victories between 1981 and 2001, and since 2013
  • Bikes: 34 victories between 1983 and 2017
  • Trucks: 33 victories between 1981 and 2017

Formula 1 (1977 to 1984, and 2001 to 2006):

  • 215 Grands Prix
  • 111 pole positions
  • 102 victories
  • 5 Drivers’ titles
  • 4 Constructors’ titles

FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) (1983 to 2014):

  • 15 world titles
  • 24 Heures Moto: 13 victories
  • Bol d’Or: 13 victories
  • 8 Hours of Suzuka: 16 victories

Off Road:

Trial World Championship

  • 35 Trial Outdoor world titles since 1981
  • 15 Trial Indoor world titles since 2002

Enduro World Championship

  • more than 40 world titles since 2000

Motocross

  • 7 world titles since 2002

FIM MotoGP (1973 to 2016):

  • 27 Riders’ world titles
  • More than 360 race wins
  • First win in 1973 (Jack Findley, Suzuki)
  • First title in 1976 (Barry Sheene, Suzuki)

FIM World Superbike Championship (WSBK) (1998 to 2003):

  • 12 world titles

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