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Pirelli reveals findings from Baku tyre failures investigation

Max Verstappen following his high-speed crash Pirelli claims that the failures which led to Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll crashing out of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix were caused by the operating conditions of the tyres. Stroll was speared hard left into the wall on the front straight when the left-rear on his Aston Martin failed midway through the Baku race. Verstappen also lost his left-rear tyre on the main straight when he had victory in sight, his Red Bull slewing into the barriers on driver’s right with just a handful of laps to go. In both instances, the tyres in question were of the hard compound and had done approximately 30 laps, shy of the 41-lap life for which...
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