F1 » Tyres the only focus for Vettel


World champion Sebastian Vettel insists that Pirelli's latest compound will be the only thing he concentrates on early in the Spanish GP weekend.


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atxsxsw - Unregistered

May 10, 2013 5:50 PM

I agree that Red Bull has asked for changes to the tires. However, this is about the HARD tires. Red Bull haven't had major issues with the hard tires, or if they did they sure did a good job of hiding it! The 2 races Vettel has won... Sepang (Hard, Medium) and Bahrain (Hard, Medium). The other two races were on the softer tires and were also when we heard Red Bull complaining the loudest.

And yes, it was Massa that I heard saying that he wanted changes to the hard tire and I conflated that with Ferrari requesting it.

Given the Red Bull's success so far on the hard tires, I would argue that changes specifically to the tires that were unique to the two races they won (the hard tires) and not to any of the other compounds would point to someone beside Red Bull being the primary reason for the change.

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