Michelin reveals all!

David Coulthard, Bahrain GP 2004

David Coulthard, Bahrain GP 2004 

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Michelin has announced that the tyre failures on Friday afternoon were caused by drainage hatches which had become detached from their concrete bases, creating sharp ridges that damage any tyre which crosses them. Michelin said that the investigation had been done in association with the FIA and the problem will be solved overnight.

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