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  • n  a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
  • n  hoop that covers a wheel

  • Yes, that's right, tyre, not tire, for this, Dear Reader, is a British colony, at least for a short few days longer.
  • The town, and the tyre factory, are still churning out rubber -- the smokestacks of the tyre factory are visible for miles around.
  • In Compiegne, employees from the Continental tyre company burn tyres in protest to the company's announcement of impending lay-offs.
News & Articles

  • Ferrari said no to tyre test with 2013 car
    Jun.12 (GMM) Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has admitted he wants F1's governing body to "prosecute" Mercedes for the secret Pirelli tyre test. ... Keep reading
    June 12, 2013 - Motorsport.com
  • No Silverstone debut for Pirelli tyre tweak
    Jun.11 (GMM) Pirelli has called off its plans to change the design of its 2013 tyres for the British grand prix and beyond. F1's sole tyre supplier has tweaked the design, replacing an inner steel belt with a kevlar one, so as to stop the delamination problems seen this year. Some teams, notably Red Bull and Mercedes, have pushed hard for the tweaked design that was tested for the ... Keep reading
    June 11, 2013 - Motorsport.com
  • National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing on History Threatened: Ancient City of Tyre Endangered By ...
    WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report on the threats to one of the world's most historic cities – the ancient Phoenician city of Tyre, Lebanon, will be the focus of a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference on Wednesday, June 12 at 3 p.m. in the club's Zenger Room.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO)Tyre is ranked with Carthage on the ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  • Michael Schumacher in SkySports
    At the start, everything went great and we made up places as we had been hoping for. The first stop was perfectly timed so it was looking quite promising,he said. "Then I had a puncture on the front right tyre after my first pit stop,...
  • Lewis Hamilton in BBC Sport
    I struggled a bit on the new tyres, the balance was not very good,Hamilton said. "We got back onto the hard tyre [for the last stint] and we were able to keep up the pace."
  • Nicky Hayden in Sportinglife.com
    Hayden added: "The beginning was really fun but we ran into problems later in the race. It was a bit of a gamble with tyre choice but I went a lot faster in the race than I did all weekend."

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