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Pirelli admits they are 'going in the wrong direction' with use of softer tyres

Pirelli boss Mario Isola has admitted that they have got their tyre philosophy wrong for this season and that they will make changes for future seasons. Pirelli have been using softer tyres with higher tyre wear in hope that teams would be forced into more pit stops but instead, drivers are driver slower trying to prolong the life of their rubber.  “Last year we introduced a number of softer tyres," Isola said to RaceFans. "Even two teeth softer than in 2017, but the result was that the teams started checking their speed better during the race. Even more than in previous years. We concluded from this that it does not cause extra pit stops, but the cars...
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