Fernando Alonso critical of Pirelli Formula 1 tyres

Fernando Alonso has hit out at Pirelli’s current Formula 1 tyres, but insisted they are no excuse for Ferrari’s disappointing form at the moment.

The Spaniard thinks it is unacceptable that drivers have to conserve their rubber even on qualifying laps, as they had to do in Korea on Saturday.

But although unhappy about the state of the tyres, he thinks Ferrari would be suffering even more against the opposition if Pirelli was producing rubber that was far more durable.

“I think the tyres are what they are at the moment – and it is a tyre that cannot do five kilometres,” said Alonso, who has click here for more