Michelin threatens to quit F1; FIA responds with insults

Spa Francorchamps, Belgium — Michelin has threatened to pull out of the 2007 Formula 1 Racing season, as a protest against the FIA’s proposed Formula 1 regulations for the 2008 season. In response, the FIA has said, “If Mr Michelin is not aware of simple facts he shows an almost comical lack of knowledge of modern Formula One.”

In a ddition, the Williams team has announced it is switching tyre suppliers away from Michelin and that Bridgestone has entered into a multi-year agreement with…

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