A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres.
Dry and warm weather during FP1 and FP2 at Interlagos.
Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “With Ferrari we’re fully investigating the incident on Sebastian Vettel’s car, in order to finalize a cause.
Selected tyre sets per driver:
Round 11 of 21 Hungaroring, Hungary, 22-24 July 2016
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.
The post also include an overview over tyre sets available for the race "Infographics"
WILLIAMS DRIVERS FINISH IN THE POINTS WITH A ONE-STOP STRATEGY
The highest track temperatures in recent memory were recorded at Sepang in Malaysia at the start of FP2, hitting the 61 degree centigrade mark.
Paul Hembery: “It looks like we might be seeing a mixture of two and three stop strategies, with the running up to now showing that there could be a few quite different approaches to the race."
PIRELLI ANNOUNCES COMPOUND CHOICES AND MANDATORY SETS FOR THE 2017 GRANDS PRIX IN BELGIUM AND JAPAN
Sets available for the race
The post include the infographics over sets available for the race.
MERCEDES DRIVER VALTTERI BOTTAS WINS WITH ONE-STOP STRATEGY, AFTER GREAT DUEL AGAINST SEBASTIAN VETTEL’S FERRARI AT THE END
Pirelli will remain as exclusive tyre supplier to the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further three years
NEW MATERIALS AND A COMPLETELY FRESH DESIGN PHILOSOPHY DEFINE THE NEW-GENERATION RANGE OF TYRES