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After 4267 laps, Pirelli end 18-inch tyre test schedule

The mammoth Pirelli testing programme for the 18-inch 2022 compounds has been brought to a close by Daniil Kvyat. When the new generation of Formula 1 challengers was delayed by a season until 2022 the upgraded tyres were too, giving Pirelli another year to work on them. The current 13-inch specs are to make way for 18-inch replacements, and 28 days of on-track testing has gone into developing them. That programme has now been completed courtesy of Alpine reserve driver Kvyat, who was at Paul Ricard, home of the French Grand Prix, to put the prototypes through their final paces in a wet-weather test. In total, Pirelli say 4267 laps were driven on 30 different physical specifications which...
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