F1 » Weather, not tyres, decided race - Pirelli


Pirelli dismissed complaints that the British Grand Prix had been too dominated by tyre choice, saying that the weather had been a game-changer for everyone.


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Brittany - Unregistered

July 25, 2012 7:43 AM

An interesting idea and one that I think could be done, whetear or not the cliff could be maintained I'm not sure. Here is why I think it could be done. Way back when I was racing motorcycles Dunlop had just introduced the D207 tire. It was an amazing tire. The feel and the grip were awesome and the confidence you felt allowed you to brake later and carry more speed through corners. One weekend I went down to the dunlop truck and bought another new set of D207s. I went out for my race on them and the front end chattered so bad I thought my fillings would fall out! I went back to Dunlop and told them the problem and they inspected the tire. They said it was fine. The tire was still in balance and had not spun on the rim. They said that something had changed on the bike. I told them I didn't change one setting. Puzzled they asked me to bring down my other set of rims that did not make the bike the chatter. Upon further investigation we found out that the tire that did not

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