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Old 09-23-2012, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by jonathan2263 View Post
I'm aware of what the tire compound is. I wasn't aware that Pirelli was changing it during the season. Seems like that would put the smaller budget teams at a serious disadvantage. I'm sure HRT doesn't have the simulation capabilities of the big three, and after spending half the year learning how to manage the tires, having to learn new tires could prove quite a problem.

Are you sure the new compound was introduced mid season. Can you find a link? I searched but couldn't find the info.
Yes that does put smaller teams with a disadvantage, but its a shame that took over half the season to get used to the tyres instead of racing all out.

I will look for a link.

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