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Pirelli’s Mario Isola: “Tyre management was an integral part of the tactics” at Silverstone

Mario Isola, the Head of F1 and Car Racing at Pirelli Motorsport, says the decision to go a step softer with its compounds for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix than they did in the British Grand Prix seven days earlier paid off as it made for a more strategic afternoon at Silverstone. The British race saw the three hardest compounds on Pirelli’s books being used – the C1, C2 and C3 – whilst the 70th Anniversary race saw the C2, C3 and C4, the latter being the softest compound the tyre manufacturer has ever brought to Silverstone. The soft was used by only one driver on Sunday – Nico Hülkenberg – with the medium and hard compounds being the preferred choices.  Only three...
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