(Adds details) TOKYO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Japan's largest tyre maker, Bridgestone Corp, said on Friday its group net profit rose 161 percent in 2002 on brisk exports, confirming a comeback from a recall scandal that nearly destroyed its U.S. Firestone brand. The company saw its results driven by strong exports to the United States and Asia, as well as the restructuring of its U.S. operations and an increased focus on Bridgestone brand tyres in North America as it worked to rebuild the ...
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