Pirelli announced they were bringing the two softest compounds of tyre to this weekends Canadian Grand Prix in the form of its P Zero Yellow Soft and P Zero Red SuperSoft. These are the same two compounds as were used around the streets of Monte Carlo two weeks ago.
The layout of the circuit at Montreal is a vast contrast to Monte Carlo however, with a much higher average speed at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The surface of the track is usually low on grip and has managed to catch out many experienced drivers, most notably at the final corner with the infamous ‘wall of champions’ on its outside.
Traction and braking are usually the two main contributors to tyre wear in Montreal, and...
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