Bridgestone sign three year contract

Bridgestone have signed a new contract with the FIA to be Formula 1 s sole supplier of tyres for the next three seasons. In the middle of 2006 Bridgestone won the contract to supply Formula One tyres from 2008 to 2010 however the final paperwork has only just been completed.

Bridgestone have been the sole supplier of tyres to F1 since Michelin withdrew from the sport at the end of the 2006 season.