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Pirelli Preview: GP2 head into unknown territory

Pirelli GP2 tyres The Red Bull Ring at Spielberg is a brand new venue and as such represents something of an unknown quantity for all the drivers and teams, as nobody has tested there. Pirelli however has made use of simulation data for this track, previously known as the A1 Ring, which consists of two main straights plus a tight and twisty technical section. To cater for these varied demands, the medium and soft tyres in the range will be the most suitable. Pirelli’s racing manager Mario Isola says: “It should be a busy weekend for us. That work is intensified because nobody really knows what to expect from this circuit. As a result, free practice will become even more crucial than...
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