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Pirelli 2017 tyres will have 'very low degradation'

©RedBull Pirelli's 2017 Formula 1 tyres will enjoy low degradation in a bid to reduce the need for tyre management this season. The Italian tyre manufacturer tackled Formula 1's massive technical changes, marked by larger width tyres which are a throw-back to the golden age of Grand Prix racing, by carrying out 24 says of testing  last year with modified 2015 cars supplied by Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari. Pirelli put all-new compounds through their paces to insure the rubber complied with the specific requirement of producing low degradation. "They are completely new compounds," explained Pirelli's F1 racing manager Mario Isola to Motorsport.com. "We have encountered...
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