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Individual tyre selection for the Russian Grand Prix

The sport's sole tyre supplier Pirelli released each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Russian Grand Prix which takes place in Sochi between 28 and 30 September. The Milan-based company chose the trio of soft-ultrasoft-hypersoft for the 5.848km-long track. This selection looks interesting as it features a jump, neglecting the supersoft compound. A similiar brave choice was applied by Pirelli earlier this year in China, Hockenheim and Hungaroring, albeit with different compounds. The Sochi Autodrom proved to be very kind on tyres over the last couple years since its inception. The hypersoft compund stands out with its wear and grip as its creates the biggest gap between two adjacent...
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