F1 tyre decision is just the tip of the iceberg
Following Pirelli's low-profile tyre trial, EDD STRAW argues that F1 needs to consider such a move as part of a raft of potential changes for 2017
If Formula 1 wants to switch to larger wheel rims and low-profile tyres as trialled by Lotus in last week's Silverstone test, fine. It's a perfectly valid thing to do.
For the 14 laps that the experimental tyres were bolted onto Charles Pic's car, they didn't look out of place although, from a personal perspective, they didn't make a great deal of difference either way.
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