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FIA wade in on tyre drama with new safety measures
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After tyre drama overshadowed the British Grand Prix, and hung over Formula One all week, the FIA have issued a note to the teams asking them to stick to some extra conditions when running the tyres this weekend in Germany.

The conditions include minimum pressures for front and rear tyres, minimum camber angles, and a specific criteria: "Front and rear tyres must be used on the side of the car for which they were originally designated (no swapping from side-to-side)."

The list comes from Pirelli who conducted an investigation into what exactly went wrong at Silverstone, where Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa, Jean-Éric Vergne and Sergio Pérez all found themselves with tyre blowouts during the Grand Prix.