Video: The truth behind Rally Turkey’s tire drama

Michelin gave DirtFish the inside line on what really caused the tire-related dramas in Turkey

With five Rally1 cars experiencing punctures on a single Rally Turkey stage on Sunday morning, it was clear something needed explaining.

Michelin’s rally manager Arnaud Remy was on hand to explain to DirtFish the causes of some of this weekend’s failures, how the supplier set to work between stages to find out the cause of the punctures, and why it wasn’t necessarily the rubber that was the problem when clouting some of the larger rocks Rally Turkey’s roads have to offer.

In fact, Michelin thinks the tires may have been too strong for some of the World Rally Championship’s roughest roads…