SHANGHAI MINIMUM STARTING PRESSURES (SLICKS) 21 psi (fronts) – 20.5 psi (rears)
Round 13 of 21 Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, 25-28 August 2016
Most drivers started on the ultrasoft, with Sauber’s Formula 1 debutant Antonio Giovinazzi the highest placed finisher to start on the soft.
In line with expectations, track and air temperatures dropped throughout each session, meaning that the quickest times tended to come right at the end.
Dry and warm weather during FP1 and FP2 at Interlagos.
A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres.
2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race Notes and Infographics.
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Conditions in FP1 were cool and so not very representative. In FP2 track temperatures were considerably higher (peaking at 41 degrees centigrade). This is typical of Austin, where temperature swings at this time of year are commonplace.
Valtteri Bottas set a best time of 1m19.705s on ultrasoft tyres, pole time in 2015 at Barcelona was 1m24.681s.
Pre-season testing has now concluded, with all the teams taking part in the second four-day session this week and completing plenty of running.
FERRARI’S SEBASTIAN VETTEL WINS A STRATEGIC GRAND PRIX WITH A TWO-STOP STRATEGY
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Infographics and qualifying notes from Pirelli.
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