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Revived F1 tyre war would hit costs and competition, says Pirelli

Pirelli's Mario Isola believes a return to multiple tyre suppliers in Formula 1 would only increase costs and increase the performance gap between teams. The Italian manufacturer took over from Bridgestone in 2011 as the sport's exclusive tyre supplier, but the Japanese company and Michelin shared the F1 market between 2001 and 2006. While F1 fans have pronounced themselves in favour of open competition between tyre suppliers, according to a survey conducted by the Motorsport Network, Isola believes the impact would ultimately be negative for Grand Prix racing. Horner sees new Pirelli range as harbinger of 'better racing' "It is a different situation," Isola said while speaking...
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