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McLaren rivals Crying Wolf over tyres

McLaren's performance director Andrea Stella has accused rival teams of exaggerating the impact of Pirelli's tyres on their on-track performances. The thinner-tread rubber was introduced by Formula 1's tyre manufacturer for 2019 to improve racing by allowing drivers to push harder for longer, but Ferrari, Red Bull and Haas in particular believe the compounds favour Mercedes' W10. Haas have had a bizarre season of yo-yo form, leading them to point the finger at Pirelli as they struggle to get any understanding of the VF-19's issues. McLaren had been against a return to these older-spec tyres, yet they are enjoying their best spell in Formula 1 since 2014 and believe there is a 'tendency'...
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