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Pirelli 'satisfied' with tyres in Abu Dhabi as decade-old track record is broken

After the track record at the Yas Marina Circuit was finally broken after a decade, Pirelli head of racing Mario Isola was left pleased with how the tyres behaved during Sunday's Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton bagged a rare Grand Slam. Hamilton got pole position, set the fastest lap during the race (breaking the lap record) and led all 55 laps of the Grand Prix - a Grand Slam. Read more Column: The season Max Verstappen went from super talent to superstar The old track record was Sebastian Vettel's, who set a 1:40.279 at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in 2009. Hamilton broke that record by almost a full second this season with a 1:39.283. This pleased Isola, who was also happy overall...
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