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Pirelli sees change since Silverstone tyre crisis

Paul Hembery says there have been some changes for the better as a result of the tyre crisis that occurred at the British Grand Prix a year ago. A number of tyres failed during last year's race at Silverstone, with Lewis Hamilton losing the lead as a result while Felipe Massa, Sergio Perez and Jean-Eric Vergne also had spectacular tyre problems. With Pirelli having been unable to make changes to the tyres without the unanimous approval of all the teams prior to that race it proved to be a catalyst for new concessions in the regulations to help deal with similar issues in future. Asked if the Silverstone race was Pirelli's toughest time in 2013, Hembery replied: "It's a yes and no....
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