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Pirelli expects many pit stops in Barcelona: Strategy will be important

In Barcelona, we have seen many battles based on strategy in recent years. Due to the high tire wear on the Spanish circuit, drivers stop relatively often for new tires and that is how Hamilton won the Grand Prix last year, by beating Max Verstappen with an extra stop. This year Pirelli expects another special tire fight. Indeed, the Italian's prediction states that it will be a trade-off between two stops or three stops. According to Pirelli, the best option in all cases is to start on the yellow mediums. The fastest strategy would mean a second stop on the yellow mediums, and then to finish the race on the softest tire. Equally fast would be two stints on the softest tire. Read more...
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