Pirelli Motorsport have actually altered the means they expose their tire substances for every of the occasions of 2021, with Formula 1’s single tire supplier exposing the tires for all twenty-three races.
Pirelli have actually additionally verified that they will certainly mandate the variety of each substance each motorist will certainly be assigned for every round, with 2 collections of tough substance, 3 collections of tool substance as well as 8 collections of soft substance.
The substances resemble that of 2020, or in many cases 2019, with races in Azerbaijan as well as Brazil going an action softer than previously. The substances for both brand-new occasions on the schedule, the Dutch as well as Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, have actually additionally been introduced.
Mario Isola, the Head of F1 as well as Car Racing at Pirelli, states the choice to reveal the substances for all twenty-three races is so they can have ‘maximum flexibility’ must races be terminated once again as a result of COVID-19.
“Announcing all the selections for the year right now will help the teams and the drivers with their planning, also allowing for maximum flexibility just in case the calendar has to change due to COVID-19 restrictions, as we saw last year,” claimed Isola.
“The choices themselves get on the entire comparable to in 2015 (or 2019, when it comes to races not run in 2020), which suggests that groups must have a lot of information to draw on – however we have 2 races where the elections are softer. The initially is Azerbaijan, where our C2 tough tire wasn’t utilized last time, so we are currently selecting the softest choice of all: C3, C4 as well as C5.
“Then we have Brazil, where we will take the C2, C3 and C4 this year, as the C1 that was selected as the hardest choice last time didn’t show a particularly big advantage in terms of wear over the medium. In both cases, the softer nomination could lead to a greater variety of race strategies.”