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I don't like the idea of one set of tires to last for the entire race distance. I don't have a problem with tires degrading over the course of a stint (within reason). Should a driver be able to push flat out for 30 laps on a set of the option tires? In my opinion - no. Tire management and strategy are a part of racing, but shouldn't be so drastically limiting to the car's performance. Tires shouldn't be useless after 5 laps. Somewhere in the middle is the sweet spot I think. For me, pit stops brings in a team element to the race itself beyond setting up the car. I know its wishful thinking on my part, but I wonder if the current spec of tire (or perhaps a slightly more durable version) with the return of refueling would solve the problem. At least it would provide some flexibility to the teams.



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