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Hamilton unconvinced by Pirelli's 'pumped up' tyres

Lewis Hamilton has expressed his frustrations with Pirelli's 2020 tyres after concluding pre-season testing in Barcelona, believing pressures are excessive. Pirelli initial plan for this season included the introduction of an all-new construction, designed to cope with the increasing amount of downforce generated by F1's current crop of cars. But teams were far from satisfied with the new tyre which they experienced during preliminary tests last year. The unanimous rejection has forced Pirelli to retain last season's spec, but which uses higher pressures. 'They brought 2020 tyres, which were worse," explained Hamilton, referring to Pirelli's initial 2020-spec product. "It’s...
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