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Pirelli opts for softest tyres in Austria

Pirelli prepared for the first Austrian Grand Prix in 11 years by analysing the track surface and racing lines, ending up with the super soft and soft tyre, a combination used for the third race in a row. The Austrian Grand Prix last appeared on the Formula One calendar in 2003, at the A1 Ring. Eleven years later, the track has been modified and now returns as the Red Bull Ring for round eight of this year’s world championship. Pirelli will bring its soft and supersoft tyres for the third consecutive race: the same nomination as Monte Carlo and Canada. But the Red Bull Ring is very different in character, with two main straights and mostly sharp corners. As a result, average speeds are...
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