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Hamilton: F1 needs a tyre war to push Pirelli

Disappointed with Pirelli's 2021 tyres, Lewis Hamilton has urged Formula 1 to go back to the days of tyre wars and bring in a second supplier. Expecting higher downforce levels from next year's cars, Pirelli trialled an evolutionary tyre at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The 2021 prototype tyre uses the same compounds as this year's tyres, it's just constructed in a different manner. The drivers weren't impressed. While Sebastian Vettel said he hoped to never see the tyre again, Hamilton has called for a tyre war saying that's the only way to push Pirelli to do better. 'It's difficult for us drivers to say [what we think about the tyres],' Hamilton told Motorsport.com. 'We try to be constructive,...
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