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Pirelli reveals cause of tyre failures in Azerbaijan GP

Pirelli's investigation into the tyre failures suffered in Baku by Aston Martin's Lance Stroll and Red Bull's Max Verstappen concluded that there was no production or quality defect on the tyres. Both Stroll and Verstappen suffered left-rear blowouts, with the Canadian's failure occurring after 30 laps while the Dutchman's rupture took place just five laps from the checkered while the Red Bull driver was comfortably leading the race. A post-race examination of Lewis Hamilton's tyres revealed a deep cut in the left-rear rubber which led to speculation that the failures had perhaps been caused by debris. But Pirelli's investigation has ruled out that theory. "Pirelli, in conjunction...
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