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Pirelli Japan Grand Prix preview

Round 17 of 21 Suzuka, Japan, 6-9 October 2016 Coming straight off the back of the Malaysian Grand Prix, the Japanese Grand Prix uses exactly the same three nominations: P Zero Orange hard, P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft. Another thing that the Japanese Grand Prix has in ...>


Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo wins in 59-degree track temperatures at Sepang with a two-stop strategy

STRATEGIES INFLUENCED BY THREE VIRTUAL SAFETY CARS TWO DRIVERS STOP ONLY ONCE AND FINISH IN THE POINTS AT AN ACTION-PACKED MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX The Malaysian Grand Prix, won by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, got underway with 59 degrees of track temperature: the hottest race conditions seen all year. Two stops ...>


Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claims pole position using the soft tire, close to the fastest-ever lap of Sepang

FALLING TRACK TEMPERATURES AFFECT TRACK EVOLUTION AND TIRE BEHAVIOUR DURING LATE-AFTERNOON QUALIFYING SESSION TWO STOPS THE MOST LIKELY STRATEGY FOR THE GRAND PRIX Following record track temperatures in excess of 60 degrees centigrade yesterday, qualifying today got underway in the cooler conditions of late afternoon with 43 degrees centigrade. Mercedes ...>