Pirelli pushes teams to a two-stop at Austrian GP


By Balazs Szabo on

System One’s tyre producer intends to inspire groups to execute a two-stop technique at this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix by offering the groups with a step softer tyre allocation.

For the primary race on the Crimson Bull Ring, often called the Steiermark Grand Prix, the Milan-based tyre provider nominated the center of its 2021 vary with the C2 compond serving because the P Zero White exhausting, C3 because the P Zero Yellow medium, and the C4 because the P Zero Crimson tender.

Previously, this has been a one-stop race on paper – aside from the events when a security automobile has prompted drivers to take a ‘free’ pit cease. This proved to be the fitting prediction as nearly all of the sphere accomplished the Steiermark Grand Prix with a single cease. Nonetheless, the softer nomination for this weekend may push groups nearer to a two-stopper for the Austrian Grand Prix.

On the Austrian Grand Prix, held only one weekend afterward an equivalent monitor, P Zero White exhausting would be the C3, P Zero Yellow medium would be the C4 and P Zero Crimson tender would be the C5: the softest mixture within the Pirelli vary.

Commenting on the tyre nomination for the Spielberg Grand Prix, Pirelli’s Head of F1 and Automotive Racing Mario Isola stated: “As soon as once more after final yr Austria hosts a back-to-back race, which signifies that the groups have loads of knowledge on this monitor and up to date expertise of how you can cope with its explicit challenges and ways.

“Nonetheless, having two totally different tyre nominations is a primary for the Crimson Bull Ring, so it’s going to be attention-grabbing to see how the groups become familiar with the softest C5 tyres for the second race weekend – and the way the brand new choice influences technique with the intention to create totally different alternatives in comparison with the previous Steiermark Grand Prix,” Isola concluded.



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