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Kubica's struggle with tyres behind Williams decision to choose Sirotkin

Robert Kubica's difficulty in adapting to Pirelli's new tyres is allegedly the reason behind Williams decision to run Sergey Sirotkin alongside Lance Stroll this year. Polish sports website Sportowefakty.wp.pl published an interview with BBC's Andrew Benson in which the F1 reporter offered some insight on what transpired during the post-race Pirelli tyre test in Abu Dhabi at the end of November. While details about the relative performance of Kubica and Sirotkin were scarce, the Russian driver apparently delivered a superior result, and proved faster on Pirelli's new rubber. Sirotkin's backers pushing hard for Williams seat "The main issue for Robert was primarily the speed on...
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