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Marko: Tyre wear too extreme

“With the high temperatures and the high speed of some corners [at Sepang], I would say that the tyres are at their limit, so I think some teams will be lucky to do the whole race distance,” he opined.

Lotus' success in Melbourne has also led to suggestions that Pirelli's use of an old Renault chassis for its development work may have played into the hands of the Enstone squad, with Marko claiming that 'the tyres are designed for this type of car – and the Lotus of today has the same DNA'.

The Austrian has said that he intends to sit down with Pirelli representatives in the three-week break between Malaysia and China 'to discuss the tyres, to find a solution'.



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Mr Know it All - Unregistered

March 24, 2013 7:07 AM

How predictable that a leading team analysis their deficiency then wants to change it, in this case to tyres, so as to not lose their advantage. Standard stuff isnt it. Tough luck Marko, just change your car as best possible to use the tyres better, the rules are not just for your benefit and stop whingeing. Its formula racing after all, and the rules this year are this formula and you have to work with it.



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