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Pirelli preps for blind test of 2021 tyres at Portimão

Pirelli has finalized its plans for F1 teams to test a series of prototype tyres at next week's Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimão. The test will take place on Friday afternoon during FP2 and will involve all teams and a batch of 30 sets of prototype tyres. Earlier this year, the FIA decided to extend the specification of this year's tyres into 2021, but next year's 10% downforce cut as mandated by the regulations has prompted Pirelli to potentially implement a construction update. Portimão is the Italian supplier's last opportunity to test its prototype rubber as any specification changes must be signed off by the FIA by November 1. "The target is trying to develop a tyre with a...
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