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Pirelli: Formula 1 spectators are not stupid

Formula 1 fans will see Pirelli’s new super-hard tyre on track this season only if the sport’s sole supplier has got its sums wrong while the Italian company’s motorsports head does not believe the extra compounds available will confuse spectators. Mario Isola told Reuters that lap times were likely to keep on tumbling in 2018 thanks to softer compounds. Pirelli has added hyper-softs and super-hards to its ‘rainbow’ range of seven compounds, with the sidewalls colour-coded for easy recognition. Speaking...

Read 3 months ago, Grand Prix 247

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