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Pirelli suspects: F1-drivers will want to get through Q2 on mediums

Compared to last year Pirelli will use softer tyres during the Turkish Grand Prix but in hindsight Pirelli regrets this a bit. The wear of the softs was enormous on Friday and therefore the chance that during the Grand Prix itself there will be a lot of driving with the compounds with the red sidewall is very small. Last year there was very little grip on the Istanbal Park circuit, so Pirelli decided to bring softer tyres this year. What happened on Friday? There was actually quite a lot of grip, which brought the wear of the softs to a relatively high level. The fact that there is more grip has everything to do with the fact that the Turkish asphalt was recently waterblasted. Read more...
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