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Canada GP: Preview - Pirelli

Traction and braking are the two key points that affect tyres in Montreal, with the increased torque and diminished downforce of the 2014 cars making the track even harder to master this year. The biggest risk is wheelspin, with the action of the tyres against the track overheating the tread. Late braking can cause flat-spotting if a wheel locks up - however, the design of the 2014 tyres have made them a lot more resistant to this phenomenon.The cars tend to run a low downforce set-up in Montreal, to maximise a top speed of over 300kph on the straights. The trade-off for this is less aerodynamic grip through corners, meaning that the cars slide more and are more reliant on mechanical grip...
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