Force India say mid-season tyre change favoured Red Bull and Mercedes 26 September, 2013 Otmar Szafnauer Force India has hit out at the mid-season specification change to Pirelli tyres that, according to technical director Andy Green, was a terminal setback for the Silverstone based team who spent the winter testing adapting their car to the original rubber.
And, as Ferrari now turns its full attention to the 2014 challenge, the Italian team has also lamented the move from the original steel-belted 2013 Pirelli tyres to last year's kevlar specification.
The move was ostensibly made on safety grounds, but Ferrari and Force India argue that it hurt their performance badly.
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