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Is It Time for Formula 1 to Have 2 Tyre Suppliers?

They say that variety is the spice of life and that competition is healthy. Wouldn’t it be awfully dull for a company to have a monopoly on oil, gas or household insurance? Whilst competition certainly is a good thing in most avenues of life, certainly regarding large multinationals, such a monopoly currently exists regarding the supply of tyres to Formula One teams, and things haven’t gone smoothly in 2013. But whilst many people are already jumping on the back of Pirelli after a series of well-publicised problems, I think it’s far too early to press the panic button and call for a so called "tyre war" with two suppliers for two fundamental reasons.   1. The legal issue When Bridgestone decided to bail out of Formula...

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