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Whilst I hate the current "make the tyres provide entertainment" rule I'm not sure that different manufacturers would help. As others have said, remove the mandated rule that tyres must drop off the cliff and it would help. But then it's only one symptom of a sport rapidly decreasing in entertainment. DRS and Kers are fixes for symptoms rather than problems. Radio communication telling Seb in Sepang not to get within 3 seconds of the car in front during one stint due to the aero reduction and tyre degradation of running in that air is a far more serious issue. Commentators in Australia talking about how close the cars were running when there were multiple car lengths between them highlight the same problem. Close means almost touching. Draft through the corner and then get the tow on the straight. Real racing. Modern cars need clean air and so real racing is very hard to do. So Kers was introduced as a type of 'press to pass' button. That didn't work as well as expected so DR



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