Michelin 'must improve'

McLaren boss Ron Dennis believes that Michelin must up its game if Ferrari is to be stopped from winning another title next year, according to this week's AUTOSPORT magazine

Michelin 'must improve'

Dennis feels that Michelin needs to pull out all the stops if it's to catch up with the Bridgestone tyres supplied to Ferrari, which have won 11 of 13 races this season as well as the drivers' and constructors' championships.

"You can only be satisfied with a tyre company when you have won a world championship with it, and clearly we haven't won," said Dennis. "Williams and ourselves have won a race each with Michelin this year, but I don't think either of us can feel satisfied.

"One should not see these comments as criticism," he added. "There are two tyre companies in Formula 1, and one is always going to be better than the other. Certainly I think they have become closer. Michelin is an extremely competent company that we have won many races and world titles with in the past and I hope this is possible in the future. But there is a lot of hard work to do."

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