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Michelin present colourful gift to MotoGP riders

Michelin present colourful gift to MotoGP riders

Michelin present colourful gift to MotoGP riders

At the final race of the 2006 season, Michelin held a party for their MotoGP riders with a very special gift. To show their dedication to the needs of individual riders, the French manufacturer presented each of them with a personalised tyre.

The tyres, adorned with the flag of the riders' nationality and not to be used on track, were given to the MotoGP stars by Nicolas Goubert. The Michelin Competition Manager steps down from his position at the end of the season, to be replaced by Jean-Phillipe Weber.

"We are very proud to have dominated the 5 year 990cc era, just as we did in 500cc. It has been a big challenge, trying to beat our rivals and make better end products

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