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Leclerc hopes Istanbul track 'will still be slippery'

Charles Leclerc doesn't expect Istanbul Park's track surface to be as bad as it was a year ago, but the Ferrari driver hopes the venue's tarmac has retained part of its low-grid characteristics to help him secure a good result. Last year's Turkish Grand Prix – the first since 2011 – was run on a freshly resurfaced track that proved very low on grip, an issue exacerbated by Pirelli selecting the three hardest compounds in its range. The problem was made dramatically worse by the persistent rain that prevailed during the weekend, with drivers feeling like they were racing on ice. This year, to improve grip levels, the entire track surface was treated and water-blasted ahead of this...
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