Pirelli says Mercedes has no extra tyre concerns in Bahrain
"We do have the benefit of seeing all the data from all the teams,
and we felt Mercedes was going to be very competitive this year. I have gone on record as saying I would put money down on Michael Schumacher for victory this year, and I put him down to win in Malaysia, so that cost me £50.
isn't it too tempting? but if one consider this
Hembery: Pirelli open to change tyre philosophy if Formula 1 teams want it
"We were asked to come up with a certain approach, and that was agreed with teams," Hembery said. "The leader for the teams' views was actually Ross [Brawn], and he told us that Canada 2010 was the model they wanted and that is what we worked on.
"We would [be open to change] for the sport, but its not just the drivers – it's the teams, the promoter. The team principals tend to be quite pragmatic and look at the bigger picture,
and I would be very surprised if they asked us to do anything different.
the bigger picture is what is good for the sports f1 and its effect on the bottom line of teams' finances