F1's uneasy relationship with its tyre supplier Pirelli became even more strained in India.
At the tail end of the Italian marque's highly controversial 2013 campaign, the tyre situation was stark in India as the soft or 'option' tyre failed to last more than a few mere laps.
"Teams say the blistering here is worse than it has ever been in the Pirelli era," the BBC's Andrew Benson said on Sunday.
The situation was so alarming that Pirelli, having only a tentative green-light by the FIA to stay in the sport beyond 2013, issued a recommendation to the teams that the soft tyre not be used for more than 15 laps on Sunday.
The FIA refused to enforce it, on the grounds that some teams...
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