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Extended DRS zone for 2012 Indian Grand Prix

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More opportunity to get overtaking at the 2012 Indian Grand Prix, FIA decided to extended DRS area for this season race, second DRS zone between Turn 3 to Turn 4 has been extended by 80 metres. Upcoming weekend will see a come back to two separate zones, expecting FIA sticking with the same layout as it used in 2011 season. This season FIA previously trialed two DRS zones at Monaco Grand Prix and Italian Grand Prix.

Zone one Detection point starts from entrance of Turn 3 and the Activation point start from exit of Turn 3, At the end of the long straight between corners 3 and 4, expected to reach a top speed of about 318 km/h.

And the Second DRS Zone Detection Point start from the exit of turn 15 and the Activation point the exit of turn 16 and throughout the main straight line (start/stop grid).

Also HRT’s Pedro de la Rosa says that double DRS Zone for India GP, “I know it’s an interesting circuit with a lot of medium and fast corners where we will have two DRS zones. It will be interesting to see how the asphalt has evolved from one year to another because last year it was brand new and quite dirty. I must admit that, overall, it’s a circuit that I like the look of. We hope to have solved the reliability issues which we suffered in Korea and complete another good race here.” de la Rosa said.


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