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Alternating circuits provides challenge for Pirelli

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery says it is a bigger challenge for the tyre manufacturer to get compound choices right at circuits which are used less frequently. This weekend's German Grand Prix takes place at Hockenheim, which alternates with the Nurburgring as the host venue. Without data from last year's race to help, Hembery admits the decision to choose the supersoft tyre for 2014 wasn't a straightforward one but he doesn't foresee any issues. “It's a pleasure to go back to Hockenheim after two years away, but this increases the workload for ourselves and the teams as the only concrete F1 data we currently have is two years old – when the cars and the tyres were very...
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