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Why have Pirelli chosen softer tyre compounds for Turkey?

Article To news overview © Getty Images/Red Bull Contentpool Pirelli have decided to bring along softer compounds for this year's Turkish Grand Prix, choosing the C2 as the Hard tyre, the C3 as the Medium, and the C4 as the Soft. This is a step softer than the tyres brought to last year's race at Istanbul Park. Last year's race proved to be a treacherously slippery affair, with the newly-applied asphalt surface yielding very little by way of grip to the drivers. With rain also falling on the track, the weekend turned into something more akin to a rally stage than a Grand Prix, as drivers fought to keep their cars facing the right way. But the knowledge gathered last year, as Formula 1...
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