Salo defends Pirelli in aftermath of Rosberg blowout 24 December, 2013 Mika Salo Former Formula 1 driver Mika Salo has come out in defence of the sport's official tyre supplier Pirelli, after the latest round of negativity surrounding the company's F1 tyres.
After its tumultuous 2013 season, including a barrage of criticism and questions about the quality of its tyres, Mercedes' Nico Rosberg suffered a high-speed blowout during testing of a 2014 prototype recently in Bahrain.
The news triggered another round of speculation about Pirelli's place in Formula 1, moving the Milan company to officially declare that the 'safety' of its tyres for 2014 'is not in question'.
But former Ferrari and...
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