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Michelin's calling ten thousand examples of its Extra Load Pilot Sports back home due to a potential sidewall-blistering problem that can lead to blowouts. Though no accidents have yet been attributed to the flaw, the French tiremaker admits that there is a potential safety risk. Apparently, only one size of the tire is affected, the 255/35 ZR 20 97Y.

Michelin recalls 10,000 sports vehicle tyres [Forbes]

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Michelin to Depart F1 After 2006 Season [Internal]

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