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Pirelli reveal ‘hyper-soft' and ‘super-hard' tyre compounds for 2018 F1 season

Ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Pirelli have announced two new tyre compounds for the 2018 Formula 1 season. The pink-walled ‘hyper-soft' and the orange decorated ‘super-hard' compounds will join the five current options, with the regular hard tyre moving to a blue wall. Furthermore, the Italian company said that every compound is a step softer compared to last year, after coming under criticism for the idleness of the hard tyres – they failed to complete a racing lap in the 2017 season, only appearing once outside winter testing, in Free Practice for May's Spanish Grand Prix. In a statement, Pirelli said that the changes have resulted in 'the fastest...
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