Pirelli Confident It's on Top of Tyre Failures

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Pirelli Confident It's on Top of Tyre Failures
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Pirelli will debut tyres made with a new bonding process at the British Grand Prix, designed to eliminate the risk of delamination while not having an effect on the performance of the tyre. Pirelli had planned to bring a new construction of rear tyre with a Kevlar belt to this weekend's race at Silverstone, but could not get unanimous agreement from the teams. Instead it has stuck with a steel belt but introduced a new bonding process to prevent the tread coming away from the belt.

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