British grand prix strategies ‘out of the window’ following rain: Pirelli

11th July 2016 | 0 Comments
 
British grand prix strategies ‘out of the window’ following rain: Pirelli
British grand prix strategies ‘out of the window’ following rain: Pirelli

Any tyre strategies planned ahead of the British grand prix at Silverstone were forced to be reconsidered after a torrential rain shower forced the entire grid to start the race behind a safety car on Pirelli’s Cinturato Blue full wet tyre. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won for the fourth time at home using three different Pirelli tyre compounds. When the safety car came in after five laps, a number of drivers went straight onto the Cinturato Green intermediate, while the leaders took advantage of a virtual safety car to switch to the intermediate shortly afterwards.

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