First Words – Dyson On Michelins
Andy Wallace was being so careful not to say the wrong thing at
Sebring this evening, he handed his ‘phone straight to Chris
Dyson! Not that there was anything at all negative to say, it was
merely that the Dyson Racing team will be revealing more details
of their three days of testing in Florida after Wednesday’s
(day 3) action – but we extracted a few clues from Chris Dyson
regarding progress on Michelins so far.
methodically through a programme to find the balance we need, but
to sum it up so far (pause)….it’s pretty impressive.”
the switch to Michelin rubber as “a big change for the team,”
and that sentence above indicates that set-up adjustments have been
made to the Lolas to suit the new tyres – and perhaps that
the cars’ performance next year will be suitably impressive.
What did you expect,
will be plenty more testing before the 12 Hours meeting at the same
circuit next March, by which time we really will know how a Dyson
Lola B01/60 performs on its new rubber.
The image shows
Chris Dyson in practice for the team's penultimate race on its 2004
rubber, at Road Atlanta.