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@nealio "To bring back open competition between tiremakers in F1 should be the goal of the FIA, not manipulating the racing with unsuitable and sometimes dangerous tires." You may or may not remember that the last truly "dangerous" tyre was used at Indy in 2005. Michelins race long tyre, couldn't go a race long. And it couldn't do that after thousands upon thousands of kilometres testing. Now, if you want truly dangerous tyres, then you need to have two tyre manufacturers going head to head, because they won't be quite so liberal about their construction standards, in lieu of outright performance, than Pirelli have been. The FIA knows that it has no control over how two tyre makers make their tyres, other than the dimensions of the tyre, so their is nothing to stop a manufacturer turning up at an event with potentially fatal tyres. Pirelli can be more liberal with its construction of the tyre since it has no competition, hence safe tyres. The FIA knows this, the teams know this, an



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