F1 » Alonso says new regulations 'a challenge', reveals Pirelli concerns


Double F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso might have got his 2011 testing schedule with Ferrari off to a positive start in Valencia, but the Spaniard has admitted that he is not without his concerns...

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nealio

February 02, 2011 5:32 PM

What the He-- is the FIA and Pirelli playing at? You would think there would be plenty of tires for the teams to test at this very critical point in a new season and with a rookie tire supplier. All the money spent on the idea of influencing the show is misguided as Bridgestone has demonstrated. Pirelli should make it their business to supply one compound zeroed in to each circuit and let the drivers put on the show. This would be safer and less expensive over the season. Supplying anything beyond a safe tire which works equally well with all chassis is just ego and manipulation.

FooAtari .

February 03, 2011 9:49 AM

Do they ever stop moaning?

No reason for this to be a safety issues. Drive within the limit of the tyre, pretty simple really. It's the same for everyone. Are they not supposed to be some of the best drivers in the world? Yet they can't manage their tyres properly...

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