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Pirelli unveils low-profile tyres in Silverstone pit lane

Sutton Images Enlarge Pirelli has unveiled its low-profile concept tyres in the Silverstone pit lane, wheeling them out fitted to the Lotus E22. The new tyres will run on the Lotus at Wednesday's test with Charles Pic at the wheel, but are primarily for demonstration purposes and are not likely to feature in a race before 2017 at the earliest. They are fitted to 18-inch rims rather than the usual 13-inch and Pirelli said it would wait on Formula One's reaction before developing them further. "It's not in the regulations, it's not going to happen for two or three years, so it's part of enabling people to understand what it would do for the look of the car," Pirelli motorsport...
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