McLaren got “deliberate” tyre choice “wrong”

McLaren only had four sets of supersoft Pirellis for the Suzuka weekend, three sets fewer than the next lowest allocation, and double the sets of medium tyres as anyone else. The decision was made back in June, before Eric Boullier left and de Ferran was named sporting director. McLaren made an identical tyre choice for the Belgian Grand Prix in late August, although for the next race with ... ... Keep reading