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Pirelli expect two or three-stop strategy in Hungary

With teams trying to work around the 1.6 performance difference between the soft and medium compounds in Hungary, Pirelli expects little running on the medium and mostly two stops, considering the overtaking difficulty around the Hungaroring. Conditions were similar to how they were for free practice yesterday, with qualifying and therefore race strategy centring mainly around the performance gap between the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds, which was around 1.6 seconds. Around half the drivers used the soft tyres to be sure of getting through to Q2 – and sticking to the medium tyres for Q1 carried a risk of early elimination. The drivers all used the soft tyre in Q2,...
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