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Evening race removes challenge for Pirelli

This weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix is set to be a much easier challenge for Pirelli as a result of the timing of the race.In previous years, track temperatures have soared to over 50C amid very high ambient temperatures in the Bahrain desert. However, to mark 10 years of the race, this year the grand prix will start at 6pm local time and run from dusk in to darkness under floodlights.Speaking to Crash.net exclusively, when it was put to Hembery that the later start would help Pirelli, he replied: “It's a good point.“The last three years it's probably been the most extreme race from many points of view, certainly after Turkey disappeared in 2011. So it does from that point of view –...
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