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Pirelli ready for final pre-season test

The pre-season testing period is a nervous time for all the F1 teams and drivers - and also for the tyre suppliers Pirelli, who need to be sure that their planned new compounds for 2013 will be up tot he job. Poor weather conditions at last week's test session in Barcelona resulted in higher than expected degradation for the tyres, as Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery conceded. "The last test at Barcelona was affected by bad weather, which meant that we experienced more degradation than usual due to the tyres not being able to operate within their intended working range," he said. "Hopefully this time we will find conditions that are slightly more representative,...
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