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SEPTEMBER 21, 2004

Michelin is world's number one tyre maker for third year running

Michelin may be taking a hammering this year in Formula 1 from its rival Bridgestone, with the number of wins this year being 13-2 but according to the Global Tire Report published each year by the US trade magazine Tire Business, the French firm remains number one in the world for the third year running, with 20.1% of the global tyre market in 2003.