The days where grands prix are spiced-up by deliberately heavily-degrading tyres could be over.
Since the tyre-exploding crisis earlier this season, and the mid-year shift from steel to kevlar-belted tyres, Pirelli has also been taking more conservative compound choices to the races.
Very recently, it has culminated in less exiting grands prix, and runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel's now tight grip on the second half of the season.
And for 2014, despite the radical engine rules shift, little will change on the tyre front.
"We will take a very conservative strategy," Pirelli boss Paul Hembery told Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.
"We will take the worst-case...
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