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Pirelli: "Portimao is the toughest circuit of the new"

For the first time since 1996 another Grand Prix will be held on Portuguese soil. Portimao has been introduced after the loss of many races to organize a race. According to Pirelli-boss Marco Isola it could be a surprising Grand Prix. Difficult Grand Prix In addition to the fact that Formula 1 has never been for an official Grand Prix on the Portimao circuit, the track is also getting a new layer of asphalt. According to Isola, the track in Algarve will be heavy for the tyres, even without the new surface generating extra grip. "Portimao is the highest severity circuit of the new ones", Isola says to Motorsport.com. "It’s hard on tyres, it’s hard in terms of of...
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