Pirelli chooses softer compounds for initial ‘Alternative Tyre Allocation’ weekend

Pirelli has nominated softer tyre compounds for up coming month’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix at Imola, which will see the initial use of Components 1’s new ‘Alternative Tyre Allocation’.

F1 is screening the ATA at two race weekends this calendar year as element of an work to identify regardless of whether it can lower the selection of tyres it works by using without having negatively influencing the levels of competition.

Motorists will be permitted just eleven sets of tyres rather of the typical thirteen. At an standard weekend, every driver gets 8 sets of delicate tyres, a few sets of mediums and two hards. The ATA will modify that to 4 sets of softs, 4 mediums and a few hards at Imola, and once again at 1 even more race this calendar year.

The ATA also specifies which tyres motorists may possibly use in every stage of qualifying. They will only be authorized to use tough compound tyres in Q1, mediums in Q2 and softs in Q3.

When questioned by F1 Trivialast thirty day period, some motorists expressed fears about the program to carry out the ATA at Imola owing to the reduced temperatures usually viewed at the observe. Final year’s race observed the cheapest temperatures of the year: The ambient temperatures peaked at just 14C throughout the grand prix, whilst the observe surface area only achieved 18C.

“I hope it is not likely to be chilly in Imola. In any other case it is likely to be pretty difficult,” stated Max Verstappen.

Pirelli has responded by deciding upon its softest assortment of tyres for Imola this calendar year. The C3 and C4 specification will be made use of as very well as the C5, which is 1 phase softer than was made use of very last calendar year.

This assortment of tyres will be made use of for the initial time at the up coming spherical of the championship in Azerbaijan, as it was very last calendar year. The tyre compound range for the Miami Grand Prix is also unchanged: Motorists will have the C2, C3 and C4 compounds readily available.

2023 F1 tyre compound nominationsRaceTrackTyresBahrain Grand PrixBahrain Worldwide CircuitC1C2C3Saudi Arabian Grand PrixJeddah Corniche CircuitC2C3C4Australian Grand PrixAlbert ParkC2C3C4Azerbaijan Grand PrixBaku Metropolis CircuitC3C4C5Miami Grand PrixMiami Worldwide AutodromeC2C3C4Emilia-Romagna Grand PrixImolaC3C4C5

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