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Pirelli could ease new conservative approach

Pirelli has admitted it may ease its newly conservative approach to formula one. Initially tasked by Bernie Ecclestone to spice up the racing action, the Italian marque endured an horrific 2013, mired by exploding tyres and hefty criticism. So with the arrival of the new high-torque V6 engines for 2014, motor sport chief Paul Hembery admits Pirelli "took a bit of a step back" this season. "We were very aggressive in previous seasons, not only to create a strong strategy challenge but also an engineering challenge for the teams," he told F1's official website. "That worked for some -- and maybe didn't work for others." Until now, Pirelli's new approach has at...
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