Pierce89 wrote:MaybE worse in degradation but that's a design goal. Equal in ultimate perfromance. I haven't noticed more flats. I haven't noticed any problem other than greater wear. And the pace inconsistencies between compounds you mentioned were not in ultimate pace but over a stint. The softer tire has set pole at every dry quali.
I didn't say imbetween compounds. I said for the same compound it has varying quality.
Malaysia was a perfect example with Hamilton's dud Hard tyre. Other instances where drivers are perplexed about the pace in the tyre as well, even when using the same compound.
Inconsistency wasn't a design goal, and neither was being so much slower than bridgestone, and so much marbles and blistering.
Chalk and cheese comes to mind.