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Pirelli reveals the cause for the punctures at the British Grand Prix

Formula One’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli has revealed that the late-race tyre drama at last weekend’s British Grand Prix was caused by the extreme longevity of the hard-compound stints. In the closing stages of the British Grand Prix, several drivers suffered punctures including the leading pair of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas and the fifth-placed Carlos Sainz. While the Finn and the Spaniard failed to score a single point due to the late tyre drama, the Briton was lucky to enjoy a comfortable lead and limped back to the chequered flag to win his seventh victory at the British Grand Prix. The Milan-based tyre supplier has quickly launched an investigation into the problem to...
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