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Pirelli confident in F1 future: "Happy to be committed for a long period"

Pirelli head of motor racing Mario Isola says the company is happy to be committed to F1 in the long term, as the tyre makers revealed they already started designing the completely new tyres for 2021. One of the many regulation changes in 2021 will be the tyres. The current design has 13-inch wheel rims, but the size of those will increase by almost 50% to 18-inch wheels. Another thing is that tyre warmers will be banned from 2021 onwards, meaning there's a lot of work to be done in the coming two years to facilitate those changes. Pirelli's contract with F1 to be its exclusive tyre provider runs until 2023, meaning they'll still be providing the rubber when the new rules go into...
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