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Pirelli downplay risk of softer tyres for 70th Anniversary GP

Pirelli are sticking with their decision to bring softer tyres to the 70th Anniversary GP despite the late failures at Silverstone. For the British Grand Prix Pirelli brought the hardest tyre compounds in their range for the demanding Silverstone circuit, those being the C1, C2 and C3s. The front-lefts are known to take a pounding at the Northamptonshire track, but for Valtteri Bottas, Carlos Sainz and Lewis Hamilton, even the C1s weren't able to cope. All three suffered tyre failures late in the race – Hamilton was able to crawl around the last lap to take the win, but his team-mate Bottas and McLaren's Sainz both lost out on a strong haul of points as a result of their destroyed...
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