McLaren and Force India have both withdrawn from the scheduled tyre test that will be held by Pirelli in Bahrain next week, meaning that just four teams will be present to assess the 2014 prototype compounds.
The FIA gave its blessing to the test yesterday in order to avoid a repeat of the 'Tyregate' scandal that occurred back in May, and confirmed that six teams would be travelling to the Bahrain International Circuit for a three day test next week. As well as McLaren and Force India, Red Bull, Ferrari, Mercedes and Toro Rosso had all confirmed that they would be attending the test.
However, it appears that both McLaren and Force India have had a change of heart. A spokesperson from...
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