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Pirelli shows off 18-inch tyres

Pirelli have given Formula One fans a glimpse of the 18-inch concept tyres that they will use in testing on Wednesday. The Italian manufacturer is considering switching from the current 13-inch tyres to 18-inchers in a few years' time, and they will sample the rubber on day two of the Silverstone test. The company released a couple of images of the new tyres on Tuesday. Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery revealed at the British GP that 18-inch tyres may not even be the answer. "We thought it would be worthwhile creating - particularly for the F1 Commission and the Strategy Group - some images of a current F1 car with some 18-inch tyres," he said. "The 18-inch tyre is...
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