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Close action and tyre strategy at Silverstone in GP2 and GP3

Silverstone’s GP2 and GP3 races, which place some of the highest demands seen all year on Pirelli’s tyres, ensured close competition where tyre management was critical. In view of the high-energy loads caused by the high-speed corners, the two hardest compounds in the range were nominated for GP2: hard and ...>


Hard and medium in GP2, new ‘superhard’ for GP3 in Silverstone

As Silverstone is one of the most demanding tracks that GP2 and GP3 will race on all year, the hardest possible tyres have been nominated: including a new ‘superhard’ compound that makes its debut in GP3. The GP2 drivers will use the conventional P Zero Orange hard and P Zero ...>

Strategy allows a close fight to the finish in GP2 feature race

The GP2 feature race at Spielberg in Austria was once again enlivened by tyre strategy, with different tactics allowing drivers who had qualified further down the order to challenge for the win. In GP3, tyre management was key to victory in both races. Vandoorne won in GP2 The medium and ...>