Michelin concerned over F1 tyre compliance
French F1 tyre supplier Michelin Motorsport has asked the FIA to delay until 2004 a change to the way its technical inspectors establish the conformity of front tyre tread widths. The governing body had written a letter to all teams stating that, from the Italian GP, it would measure tyre widths to ensure that they are within the 270mm maximum limit at the end of each race, not before the start, which has been the common practice.
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