Brazil Preview Quotes: Michelin

Pierre Dupasquier, Michelin motorsport director: "Interlagos is one of the most exciting circuits we race at during the season, partly because its unusual layout - it is one of only three anti-clockwise venues on the Formula One calendar - incorporates several overtaking opportunities. Although the Brazilian Grand Prix has been brought forward in 2005, weather conditions might be similar to those we encountered last year - modest ambient temperatures interspersed with heavy showers. In such wet/dry conditions, it is a particular feature of this circuit that small rivers form on the track surface. As a result, some parts of the circuit remain wet for quite a long time after the rest has dried. In normal circumstances Interlagos is reasonably abrasive, although tyre -wear rates are average. The circuit is always very dirty at the start of the weekend, which complicates tyre choice for the drivers because it makes it harder to anticipate how grip levels might change during the balance of the Grand Prix."

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