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MICHELIN DEFEND F1 TYRES

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Motor sport director Pierre Dupasquier, 67, told us that Bibendum make 'absolutely no compromise' in designing a safe design.

The Frenchman added: "When a product is due to be used on a vehicle driven by a human being, all internal criteria of security have certainly been passed successfully with no exception."

Dupasquier did make a distinction for 'racing criteria' like 'wear or blistering.'

He also revealed that Sauber's Felipe Massa incurred a similar problem at the German circuit last Sunday.

"(Felipe's) problem was the consequence of an excess of wear and a flat spot," Pierre Dupasquier explained, "and the technical staff of Sauber ... have agreed (with) that."

- GMM

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