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Pirelli to test low-profile tyres on Lotus at Silverstone test

F1 currently uses 13-inch tyres Sutton Images Enlarge Pirelli will test low-profile tyres on the Lotus at next week's in-season test in order to see what a Formula One car will look like with tyres closer to a road car's. The tyre has been specifically produced for the test in order to show the teams and fans the impact of such a change on the aesthetic of an F1 car. However, Pirelli motorsport boss Paul Hembery said it was not a realistic change for another three years and will only happen if the sport decides to back the idea. "We've always said we'd do what the sport wants and there was a lot of discussion about what it would like to have a Formula One car on 18-inch tyres,"...
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