Confirmed in Imola a gp with new format, with only two days of competition (gp on 1st November). The fia (international automobile federation) allowed a single free practice session on Saturday (31 October) morning at 10 am. The drivers will have only 90 minutes to get an idea of the track and finalize the set-up of their car. Qualifying will follow at 2pm. The Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in Imola will be the third race of the year in Italy, after the GP in Monza and the Mugello GP, scheduled for September.
In the meantime, Pirelli has analyzed the tire data relating to the Silverstone gp, which ended with the wear of the Mercedes and McLaren of Sainz: Here is the response: “The causes of the deflation that occurred to Mercedes and Sainz’s McLaren have been identified. motivation is due to a series of contributing factors caused by an extremely prolonged use of the second set. In particular, the second Safety Car has pushed almost all the teams to anticipate the pit stop and therefore to make a final stint of about 40 laps: more than three quarters of the race, on one of the strictest circuits, tire side, of the entire F1 World Championship. This, combined with the high pace of the F1 2020, faster on the dry lap of 1.2 seconds compared to the 2019 pole, made the particularly critical laps “.
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