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Coulthard finds Pirelli era ‘confusing’ and ‘boring’

Ex-F1 driver David Coulthard does not like how reliant the series has become on tyre management with Pirelli. Pirelli became Formula 1's exclusive tyre supplier as of the 2011 season, but the goal to make races more unpredictable and varied strategically has struggled to come to full fruition. Over the years teams and drivers have become well-trained at tyre management, allowing them to slow the rate of degradation from the Pirelli rubber. And this approach to Formula 1 racing does not sit well with Coulthard, who worked with various tyre suppliers throughout his career. “I’ve driven on Goodyears, Bridgestones, Michelins and actually none of them were what I would call ‘bad...
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