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More Pirelli tests in Austin? Pirelli cancels Japan due to rain

Free practice two in Japan was to be extended by half an hour so that next year's Pirelli tyres could be tested. This extension and test has now been scrapped in Japan, due to rain. Article continues under ad Pirelli tests scrapped in wet Japan On the wet Suzuka Circuit, there was little data to gather for Pirelli on the Friday of the Japanese GP weekend. The first free practice session was held on a soaking wet track and for the first half hour, the F1 teams even went out on the not so grippy Wet tyre just to get rid of as much water as possible and drive the track dry. It seems pointless for Pirelli to let drivers test the new rubber in these conditions during FP2. Read more Pirelli opts...
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