Michelin’s Testing & Multi-Purpose Facility for North America

MLPG Aerial ViewWhen viewed from above, Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds (MLPG) in South Carolina looks like a large motorsports complex. But in reality it is a vast 3,500-acre scientific laboratory devoted to the research and development of tires and vehicles. Due to its size, infrastructure and support services, MLPG is also an excellent choice for corporate and other group events.

A Full-Service Testing Facility

MLPG is Michelin’s on-vehicle test site for all of North America, and it is one of the largest testing facilities of its type in the world. It is also a destination for vehicle manufacturers and others who use it for testing and other purposes. There are more than a dozen individual test tracks supported by state-of-the-art technology and a highly experienced staff of engineers, professional test drivers and support personnel. With all of these resources available, our customers can focus exclusively on accomplishing their objectives in the minimum amount of time.

Special Events & More

MLPG is an ideal location for hosting special group or corporate events, from 5 to 500 attendees. Our numerous tracks and multiple meeting spaces, surrounded by a beautiful environment, are perfect for hosting corporate gatherings and meetings, driver training, company picnics, team building exercises, fundraisers, autocross and other outings.

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January 52 29
February 57 32
March 65 39
April 74 47
May 81 57
June 88 66
July 91 69
August 90 68
September 84 60
October 74 48
November 64 38
December 55 31

Open Year-Round

MLPG is located between Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina, and within a few hours drive of both Atlanta and Charlotte. With easy airport access and a temperate climate, it’s an ideal venue for activities year-round, including most days during the winter.

Safe and Secure

For organizations concerned about security and privacy, MLPG is a perfect solution. Shielded from view by a forest and protected by on-site security, perimeter fencing and other measures, the facility was designed from the ground up to protect against prying eyes and unwanted exposure. In addition, trained emergency medical technicians equipped with fire and rescue equipment are on-site 7 days a week from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, with special coverage available by arrangement.

Make Your Plans

Contact MLPG for inquiries about track and facility rental.