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Pirelli details F1 ‘highlights of the year’

Milan, Italy – Pirelli supplied nearly 42,800 tires to Formula 1 teams throughout 2016, Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director said in a review of the season ended 27 Nov.

This year the Italian company introduced a brand new compound – the ultrasoft – while new regulations allowed teams to use three compounds during each race.

“This extra tactical intrigue proved to be a highlight of the year,” said Hembery giving facts and figures on the 2016 results.

Throughout the year, he said, Pirelli tires completed a longer distance,…

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