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Drivers unimpressed with 'weird' 2020-spec tyres

Teams and drivers got a head's up on next year's tyres on Friday in Austin, but sampling Pirelli's 2020 rubber didn't leave a positive first impression on most drivers. Pirelli took advantage in Austin of a rarely used rule within the sport's regulations that allows the supplier to introduce at certain events "a new specification dry weather tyre for evaluation purposes". Teams were therefore allocated two sets per car of the 2020-spec tyres to sample in yesterday's free practice. It was anything but rave reviews, however. Drivers weigh in on prospect of racing 'slower' cars in 2021 Lewis Hamilton was tight-lipped on the compound he had tested, but not for confidentiality...
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