Michelin has developed a specific version of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 R tire for use on the Ferrari 488 Pista. <p>The new tire which is marked K1 was designed to meet Ferrari’s requirements for a greater grip during track driving. <p>Homologated for the road, the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 R tire delivers extreme dry performance with ultimate cornering precision at high speed in exchange for only a partial trade-off in terms of wet grip, aquaplaning and wear.
Michelin is a French tyre manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France. It is the second largest tyre manufacturer in the world after Bridgestone and larger than both Goodyear and Continental. In addition to the Michelin brand, it also owns the BFGoodrich, Kleber, Tigar, Riken, Kormoran and Uniroyal tire brands.