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Pirelli launches investigation into late Silverstone failures

Formula 1’s tyre supplier Pirelli has launched an investigation into the failures that affected three of the top five drivers in the closing stages of the British Grand Prix. Valtteri Bottas suffered a failure with three laps to go, followed by fifth-placed Carlos Sainz Jr., while leader Lewis Hamilton then hit trouble halfway around the final lap at Silverstone. Hamilton reached the finish on three fully operational tyres to pick up victory while elsewhere cuts were also found on the tyres used by others. Max Verstappen, who made a late stop, also had cuts on his Hard tyres, as did Sebastian Vettel and George Russell, when they were examined post-race. Related Posts Ticktum says...
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