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Pirelli Announce Tyre Choice for Bahrain Weekend

Having had two pre-season tests at the Bahrain International Circuit, the eleven Formula 1 teams should know the track well by now.  But with the altered time of the race – 6pm local – the unknown quantity of night racing at Sakhir means it is uncertain how the tyres will react on the F1 cars. Ambient and track temperatures are likely to drop quite considerably as the race will begin in sunshine and end in darkness.  A drop of up to 15 degrees has been mentioned, which for tyres could mean they react in very different ways. With the track already renowned for being one of the most severe on tyres due to the roughness of the tarmac, tyre suppliers Pirelli have announced they will be...
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