'Gimmie a high 5″
One didn't need to have a remedial grasp of the black art of tyre application to realize Paul Hembery's zesty Facebook post might have pointed to some good news on the Pirelli front. Indeed, the Italian tyre manufacturer had in fact been confirmed as Formula One's tyre supplier in 2014.
Despite signing various contracts during this year – including signage rights for the 2014 season – it was still unclear whether Pirelli would get the nod, especially given renewed interest from French suppliers Michelin. However. Michelin's insistence on a tyre parameter regulation change meant it would be unlikely a switch to the French supplier would take place in...
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