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Pirelli confident of avoiding four-stoppers in Spain

Paul Hembery confirmed Pirelli is taking medium and hard tyre compounds to Barcelona Sutton Images Enlarge Related Links In Focus: Tyres Pirelli hopes its new tyre compounds will avoid a repeat of the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix, which Fernando Alonso won on the back of a four-stop strategy. Alonso's strategy helped him beat Kimi Raikkonen, then driving for Lotus, but motorsport director Paul Hembery wants to avoid a repeat this time around and is determined to gauge exactly how far along Pirelli has come with its 2014 compounds on one of F1's most demanding tracks. "In the past we've seen up to four pit stops in Spain," Hembery said. "With the changes we have made to the tyres...
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