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Pirelli predicts gains of up to 1.5s at start of 2018

Pirelli believes lap times could improve by up to 1.5 seconds per lap at the start of 2018 due to the combination of car developments and its new tires. The tire manufacturer was accused of providing compounds that were too hard in 2017, with the latter part of the season often seeing the softest three compounds – soft, supersoft and ultrasoft – used. An even softer compound known as the hypersoft has been introduced for this year while every compound is a step...

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