Mercedes should have paid tyre penalty

Mercedes should have paid tyre penalty

AUTOSPORT technical expert GARY ANDERSON argues that the tyre-pressure infringement should have led to action against Mercedes in the Italian GP

So after the tyre failures at Spa, the drivers berated Pirelli to such an extent that the powers that be (ie Bernie Ecclestone) had to take them into a dark room and explain the facts of life.

Basically, he said, "without tyres, you guys are out of a job, so keep it zipped".

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