Muller: Teams helped cause WTCC tyre drama in Germany last weekend

Four-time World Touring Car champion Yvan Muller believes teams should accept responsibility for the spate of punctures in last weekend’s Nurburgring Nordschleife round, as blaming supplier Yokohama is “too easy”. Erstwhile WTCC leader Tiago Monteiro …
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