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PSG + ACHILLES VIDEO RELEASE

July 26, 2016

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PSG + ACHILLES VIDEO RELEASE

IRVINE, CALIF., July 26, 2016 – Paris Saint-Germain Football club and Official Tire Sponsor, Achilles Radial, have joined forces to combine the finesse of football and the precision of Drifting in a unique video experience.  2013 Formula DRIFT Champion, Michael Essa, piloted his Achilles Radial drift car around PSG Players Lucas Moura, Adrien Rabiot and Grzegorz Krychowiak in a unique game of “Monkey in the Middle.”

In this version, Achilles drift driver Michael Essa is the monkey.  Wherever Moura, Rabiot and Krychowiak kicked the ball, determined the line of the car, redirecting Essa to do donuts and figure eights in a beautiful marriage between two of the world’s most precise sports.

As a part of PSG’s Summer Tour, and video was filmed with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop, which gives it that uniquely California feel.  A link to the video can be found here:

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About Achilles Radial

Achilles was born out of Indonesia’, PT. Multistrada Arah Sarana, or MASA. With a focus on thriving in this global era, MASA’s factory is currently situated on 183 hectares located in East Cikarang, Indonesia.  With quality and reliability, coupled with the best service, as keystones of the company philosophy, Achilles produces Passenger Tires, Commercial Tires, Truck and Bus Tires, Racing Tires, and Industrial Tires which are now commonly used around the globe.

For more information on Achilles Radial, please visit www.achillesradial.com

About PSG

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About Michael Essa

The instant Michael Essa got behind the racing wheel at 17 he knew it was where he wanted to be. From that moment on he has focused on the machine and the track, building a solid foundation to create a legacy in global motorsports.  Essa was the first privateer to win the Formula DRIFT Championship, taking the title in 2013.  He is also actively involved in road racing and time attack, as well as stunt driving.

For more information on Michael Essa, please visit www.essaautosport.com

About Lucas Moura

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About Adrien Rabiot

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About Grzegorz Krychowiak

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