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Pirelli blame teams for tyre failures

Formula One teams contributed to the dramatic blowouts at Sunday's British Grand Prix by mounting their tyres the wrong way around and using insufficient pressure, supplier Pirelli said on Tuesday. Rejecting any suggestion that its tyres were dangerous, the Italian company said it would bring stronger rear tyres to Germany this weekend to allay safety fears and then introduce an entirely new range in Hungary at the end of the month. Pirelli said teams had put tyres intended for the right side of the car on the left to gain a competitive advantage, had run them at lower pressures than recommended by the manufacturer and used extreme cambers. Pirelli said the kerbs at fast corners, and...
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