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F1 should consider special tyres and rules for street races – Alonso · RaceFans
May 28, 2021
Within the round-up: Fernando Alonso says Formulation 1 ought to think about using specialised tyres for avenue tracks.
Avenue tracks want particular tyres – Alonso
One other processional Monaco Grand Prix final week prompted debate over what Formulation 1 can do to enhance the standard of racing on the circuit. Alonso prompt making a particular tyre compound designed for low-grip avenue circuits.
“In all probability there’s something that the game wants to review deeper for these avenue circuits,” mentioned the Alpine driver. “Perhaps have a really particular tyre that isn’t obtainable in some other circuit, it’s only for this sort of avenue.
“After which possibly within the race, ensure that everyone seems to be utilizing that tyre solely, that you just don’t have the likelihood to place the arduous on at any time or one thing like that so you’re solely working mushy. Perhaps particular guidelines for particular races are wanted.”
Baku “not a favorite” for Verstappen
Max Verstappen expects Mercedes will maintain the higher hand at Baku Metropolis Circuit, the venue for subsequent week’s race.
“The observe is okay however in all probability not a favorite of mine if I’m trustworthy,” mentioned the world championship chief. “I’ve by no means been on the rostrum there so it’s time to alter that.
“Let’s see how aggressive we’re, I do anticipate Mercedes to come back again robust there although.”
Dixon leads ultimate Indy 500 apply
Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon headed the ultimate apply session forward of tomorrow’s race with a finest common pace of 228.323mph.
In a lot cooler circumstances, with groups targeted on honing their race set-ups, drivers discovered overtaking simpler than it had been in final 12 months’s race. “The racing’s actually good,” mentioned Colton Herta, “I hope it’s this chilly on race day.”
Formulation E debut for Eriksson
Joel Eriksson will made his Formulation E debut in subsequent month’s Mexico EPrix in Puebla. He’ll substitute for Nico Mueller, because the Dragon/Penske driver can be competing within the DTM that weekend.
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