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Pirelli hint at new pit stop rules

Pirelli is apparently open to the idea of making a second stop during a race mandatory. The Italian tyre manufacturer is F1's sole tyre supplier and after a frustrating 2018 season in relation to strategy, could be set to advocate for a rule change in the future. In 2018, the prevalence of one-stop strategies based on countless race simulations by the teams meant that drivers were saving tyres rather than pushing to the limit, ensuring they could make the minimal amount of pitstops ensuring they lose the least amount of time in the pits. According to Pirelli head of motorsports Mario Isola, the company is open to a change that would see the rules be changed from requiring drivers to make a...
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