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Pirelli's Isola: Boring races not only due to tyres

Pirelli F1 boss Mario Isola believes tyres weren't the only reason for the sport's lack of exciting races this season and the drivers' inability to push to the limit. While Formula 1's bosses have chosen to focus on aerodynamics and their impact on overtaking as a means to improve the track action, drivers underscored this year the negative role played by tyres. Overheating issues linked with Pirelli's compounds often forced drivers to back off on Sundays and race in a conservative mode to preserve their rubber. A state of affairs that led Haas' Romain Grosjean to say that "the races aren't fun", suggesting that Pirelli should supply more robust compounds that would allow drivers...
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