The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix (Monza 2-4 September).
Round 13 of 21 Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, 25-28 August 2016
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."
A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres.
Selected tyre sets per driver:
Soft: Not seen at all in qualifying but will figure prominently in the race strategy.
Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “In a sport that’s thrown up some crazy situations in the past, this was one of the most mixed-up days that we’ve witnessed – but the end result was still a Mercedes one-two.
Round 11 of 21 Hungaroring, Hungary, 22-24 July 2016
RACE BEGINS BEHIND SAFETY CAR ON A DRYING TRACK AFTER DOWNPOUR BEFORE THE START
#Pirelli The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming British Grand Prix (Silverstone 8-10 July).
Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “With Ferrari we’re fully investigating the incident on Sebastian Vettel’s car, in order to finalize a cause.
HIGH TRACK TEMPERATURES WITH MIXED WEATHER ON A DRYING SURFACE IN Q3 CREATES THRILLING QUALIFYING FINALE
Pirelli will remain as exclusive tyre supplier to the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further three years
2015: "A one-stop strategy proved key to victory, although this was influenced by an early safety car. Nico Rosberg started on the supersoft and then switched to the soft on lap 38 (of 71)"
Spa-Francorchamps circuit: P Zero White medium P Zero Yellow soft P Zero Red supersoft Suzuka circuit: P Zero Orange hard P Zero White medium P Zero Yellow soft
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