Inside F1's latest tyre war

Inside F1's latest tyre war

It has been nearly a decade since tyre manufacturers did battle on track in Formula 1, but two are currently going head-to-head off track. DIETER RENCKEN analyses the fight for F1's next tyre supply contract

Think Formula 1's last tyre war was fought in 2006, when Bridgestone and Michelin went head-to-head?

Think again. As this is written, a war every bit as ferocious as the on-track battle is ramping up, as incumbent Pirelli and Michelin look to persuade the major players of their bona fides, and that their respective approaches will prove to be of greatest benefit to F1.

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