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Pirelli looks ahead to Bahrain test

Teams are allowed an overall maximum total of 135 sets of tyres for testing this year, including the in-season tests. The maximum total for the three pre-season tests is 85 sets of tyres: 25 sets for Jerez and 30 each for the two Bahrain tests.The teams will be able to test three slick compounds in Bahrain: hard, medium and soft. On top of this, they will also be able to test the 'winter' hard compound, which Pirelli has created to ensure a rapid warm-up even at low temperatures. The teams have asked to try this tyre, designed for Jerez, in Bahrain as well in order to assess how it performs in higher ambient temperatures. The 'winter' version is recognisable by the fact that it has no...
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