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Pirelli brands Perez excuse 'pathetic' after tyre criticism

Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery has hit back at Sergio Perez after the Force India driver said that the tyre supplier is being too conservative. Perez finished first practice in ninth place, before setting the 16th fastest time in the afternoon session. After Friday's running, he said Formula 1′s pace compared to feeder series GP2 is 'embarrassing', claiming the main reason is thanks to Pirelli's current approach. 'The problem is that Pirelli is not helping us to help us to push to enjoy more of the driving,' he told media after practice two. 'We have a lack of downforce on the car ourselves, but Pirelli is bringing very hard compounds and I think they were a bit worried...
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