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Soft and medium tyres for Belgian GP

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Pirelli will get soft (yellow) and medium (white) tyre for 2011 Belgian GP end of this month, previous F1 tyre supplier Bridgestone last year get their soft and hard compound tyres to the Belgian and Italian Grands Prix, its allocation offer high-speed corners and both track’s high straight-line speeds, but Pirelli have taken a slightly more forceful approach with its selection of soft and hard.

“We’re learning more and more with every race in our first year of Formula One, and fine-tuning our compound choices to benefit from the valuable information that we are accumulating,” said Paul Hembery, motorsport director at Pirelli. “We’ve got three of the most thrilling races on the entire calendar coming up, and we believe that we’ve arrived at some tyre nominations that are very well-suited to the characteristics of these very different but equally exciting circuits.

“Of course there will always be some unknown factors – such as the weather – but the choices we have made are designed to help teams maximise both their performance and their race strategy.”

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