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Pirelli outlines Russian Grand Prix strategy options

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is expecting a one-stop strategy to be heavily favoured by drivers at the Russian Grand Prix. Pirelli has brought the C2, C3 and C4 compounds as the Hard, Medium and Soft for the weekend’s action at the Sochi Autodrom. The relatively low degradation, the long pit lane loss time, and the difficulty in overtaking, means teams have often favoured a one-stop approach at the event. Pirelli believes a Soft/Hard approach, making a pit stop between laps 15 and 19 of the 53-lap grand prix, is likely to be the quickest approach. It also expects a Medium/Hard strategy to be workable, with the slightly longer tyre life of the yellow-banded rubber meaning the first...
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