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Jury still out on 2014 tyres

Tyre blow outs were a big issue in the 2013 season Getty Images Enlarge The new generation of Pirelli tyres have been met with mixed opinions by three of the drivers who took part in the opening two pre-season tests of 2014. Pirelli's tyres came under intense scrutiny last season after issues with fast degradation led to a series of spectacular blowouts, most notably at the British Grand Prix as four drivers were forced to retire. Fernando Alonso described the tyres as "not good", as the short-term nature of the 2013 rubber saw average pit-stops per race shoot up, with one example being the 79 which occurred at the Spanish Grand Prix. The general consensus so far seems to be...
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