Articles tagged with: Pirelli
Headline, New Circuit, US GP »
Pirelli say they are as ready as possible for the Circuit of the America’s inaugural grand prix in Austin. With two of Pirelli’s engineers having inspected the circuit over the summer, looking at the track surface and layout in detail with sophisticated laser measuring equipment they are confident with their tyre allocation. And now Formula One’s tyre provider has released their simulation of a lap of the sport’s newest stop on the calendar ahead of next month’s race.
Belgian GP, Headline, Race Strategy »
Despite rumours circulated by certain members of the German press that Red Bull were calling for mandatory three stops such was the degree of tyre degradation reportedly observed during qualifying, Jenson Button dominated the Belgian Grand Prix from start to finish via just a solitary visit to the pit lane. Two tyre changes were the norm, however, although ironically, it was Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel who overcame a poor start by also making the single pit stop…
Headline, Hungarian GP, Race Strategy »
Having gone quickest during free practice and qualifying, Lewis Hamilton completed the job with a dominant victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Lotus tried to put the McLaren driver under pressure, first in the form of Romain Grosjean before Kimi Raikkonen had his chance in the closing stages as the strategy unfolded. In truth, though, Hamilton seldom looked troubled.
German GP, Headline, Race Strategy »
British GP, Headline, Race Strategy »
After all the rain for the first two days, Silverstone produced a dry race against most expectations. It probably meant a few too many wet set-ups but it did throw up one novelty – the ten Q3 runners having a free choice of starting tyre. It’s a situation that some believe should always happen. As it was, with all twenty-four drivers armed with a plenty of unused slick tyres it meant a bit more variety in tyre strategy than may have otherwise occurred, although two-stopping was pretty much standard practice…