Il_leone - In Monaco, I'm not sure it is a case of the tyres not degrading so much of a case of it not mattering if they do. Schumacher held up the Force Indias from the Tunnel to St. Devote when his car was dying. If you need to be two seconds quicker to pass, there's enough time to spot degredation and change the tyres.
Just watching the Porsche Supercup on EuroSport and some racing was spoiled by marbles. The marbles left by GP2 and GP3 offline have ruined some opportunities to make daredevil overtakes around the outside. The commentators said as much, too.
When the TV commentators moan about the rubber being supplied you know it has reached a low point. 82 pit stops, 4.1 per car, tyres delaminating, more marbles than a game of Kerplunk (sorry to use that again), all in all the FIA have to sort this but, somehow, I doubt they will.
I agree with FB, I was surprised mat how outspoken and how early in the race the commentators started complaining about the tyres.
Despite marbles being a thing of hate (other than in kerplunk) they seem to have grown to accept the narrowing of the track to a single lane. But when you have the ultimate cars stressing nothing but their brakes so they can coast around corners it makes the whole event seem pointless.
Dear FIA please wake up and greet reality, this is a dumb idea that could easily be resolved.