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Pirelli top executive explains why they chose the slower design

Despite strong criticism from several drivers, Pirelli says it will continue with the new tyres for 2021. Among others, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton were dissatisfied with the new rubber. During the second free practice of the Bahrain Grand Prix, the new tyres for next year were tested by the drivers. It was slipping and sliding in the desert and it often looked more like the World Driving Championship than Formula 1. After practice, the drivers complained that the new tyre was heavier, slower and had less grip than the tyres under the cars this year. Read more Verstappen talks to Hamilton about 2021 tyres: 'Thought I was having a hard time' Hamilton wants competition for...
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