Alonso: We have to be honest, the quality of the tyres is very on the limit 5 October, 2013 Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari pit garage during Korea qualifying Fernando Alonso put Pirelli back in the headlines after qualifying for the Korean Grand Prix, by questioning the quality of the Italian marque's Formula 1 tyres on offer.
The Ferrari driver told reporters in Korea the tyres will not do 5 km – not even a single lap – around the Yeongam track without wearing out.
'We have to be honest,' said Alonso. 'The quality of the tyres is very on the limit.'
He also criticised the ‘marbles' that are shed by the heavily-degrading Pirelli tyres throughout the Grand Prix calendar,...
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