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Pirelli finds 'considerable gap' between tyre compounds

Pirelli have brought their medium and soft tyres to the Hungaroring, a choice the company believes will suit the twisty nature of the track while coping with the usually higher temperatures. Conditions were dry and warm for both free practice sessions at the Hungaroring, with track temperature rising by 12 degrees centigrade between the morning and afternoon sessions. The Hungaroring contains 14 demanding corners, where the cars rely on mechanical grip because of the low to medium speeds. Despite these demands on the tyres, and a ‘dirty’ track that can cause the cars to slide and increase the workload on them, degradation proved to be low throughout both sessions. Two pit stops are...
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