Archive for 2012/11/16
Pirelli says it could have brought soft and super-soft tyres to this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, but at the time it made its decision it opted for the safer option of mediums and hards so as not to have an influence on the title outcome
Felipe Massa glaubt, dass ein gutes Ergebnis im Qualifying vom richtigen Umgang mit den Pneus abhängt. Technik-Chef Pat Fry stimmt ihm zu.
Lotus testete am Freitag einige neue Teile aus, die auch für den Rest des Rennwochenendes in Austin am Auto verbleiben werden.
Austin, November 16, 2012 – History was made today, as Pirelli returned to Formula One racing in the United States for the first time since 1990, when the Italian tyres were last seen at the United States Grand Prix in Phoenix, Arizona. The P Zero Silver hard tyres and P Zero White medium were used in free practice at Austin, as the teams got their very first chance to familiarise themselves with the brand-new circuit. In order to allow them to maximise their running, Pirelli brought an additional set of the hard compound tyres for today’s two free practice sessions only, enabling the drivers to complete more laps than they would usually on a Friday
Pat Fry: “We got through almost all our planned programme, which is always a good way to start a race weekend.
Nachdem er im ersten Training eine Verwarnung kassiert hatte, weil er Timo Glock blockierte, fasste Sauber-Pilot Sergio Perez am Freitag in der zwe…
There is plenty at stake at this confluence of cattle and oil. Austin is the portal through which Formula One launches what is effectively a last crack at the sport’s final frontier; America. The return to the Lone Star state evokes memories of Nigel Mansell collapsing in 100 degree heat following a mad attempt to heave his Lotus across the line after running out of juice