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Grosjean: 80′ rears just don't work

One of several drivers to suffer a spin in the cold in Spain, Romain Grosjean has questioned F1's decision to drop the temperature of the rear tyre blankets. Grosjean put the newly-unveiled Haas VF-19 through its paces at the Circuit de Catalunya on Monday, only to find himself facing the wrong direction on an out-lap. The Frenchman spun his Rich Energy Haas Racing car, joining a list that included Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel. Grosjean has blamed the tyre blankets, which this year have been dropped to 80°C for the rears while the fronts stay at 100°C. 'We've got new tyre blanket temperatures, at 80 degrees, and when the track is four degrees, it just doesn't work,' he said....
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