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Bahrain Grand Prix preview
Round 3 of 20
Sakhir, 14-16 April 2017

Bahrain Grand Prix preview
Round 3 of 20
Sakhir, 14-16 April 2017

THE THREE NOMINATED COMPOUNDS

THE CIRCUIT FROM A TYRE POINT OF VIEW

MARIO ISOLA - HEAD OF CAR RACING
“The biggest gains at Sakhir are all to be found in traction: it is quite a stop-start circuit, so getting the power down properly and keeping the rear tyres in good condition is very important. Last year we found quite a high degree of wear and degradation, so it will be interesting to see how this has changed with the introduction of our 2017-specification tyres. The second free practice session will be particularly important, as it is the only one held in representative conditions of qualifying and the race.”

WHAT’S NEW?   
•    For the first five races the teams all have seven sets of the softest compound available, four sets of the middle compound, and two of the hardest compound.
•    Bahrain is also the first round of this year’s inaugural FIA Formula 2 Championship, which is the new name for the GP2 Series: supplied by Pirelli.

BAHRAIN MINIMUM STARTING PRESSURES (SLICKS)

EOS CAMBER LIMIT

THE TYRES NOMINATED THIS SEASON

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