Formula One: After Alonso blast, Webber and Perez also lash out at Pirelli
YEONGAM, SOUTH KOREA (AFP) - Pirelli came under fire once more Sunday at the Korean Grand Prix, with Mark Webber lashing out at the tyre manufacturer and Sergio Perez warning an accident was only a matter of time.
In the build-up to the race Ferrari's Fernando Alonso had also hit out at the tyres, which have been the focus of criticism from drivers several times during the season for being too fragile.
The front-right tyre on the McLaren of Perez exploded during the grand prix, with Webber picking up a puncture from the debris.
Asked if it had been dangerous, the Mexican Perez said: "Very. At the end of the day nothing happened (nobody was hurt)... but one day something will happen." And asked if a rethink was needed for next season, he answered: "Definitely, definitely...