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Pirelli: Hamilton's tyres wouldn't have made the end

Article To news overview © Mercedes Pirelli's Mario Isola has explained that Lewis Hamilton wasn't likely to make the end of the Turkish Grand Prix had he not pitted, as his tyres were right on the very limit of their construction. Hamilton ran the first 50 laps of the race without pitting, the last of the front-runners to cry enough and pit as an insistent Mercedes pulled him in after some initial resistance from the reigning World Champion. Hamilton wasn't happy afterwards, feeling that the tyres could have made to the end, and that the stop had cost him a podium place, but Pirelli say that it was unlikely he'd have made it to the chequered flag without a possible failure. "Looking...
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