Pirelli expects it will not use the special F1 tyres it produced for the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, which drivers tested last week
The remodelled Zandvoort circuit is due to reopen on Friday next week following the completion of construction work at the track.
Pirelli will supply new prototype tyres for teams to test next week which have been designed to perform better on the banked corners at the remodelled Zandvoort circuit.
The specifications of the revised Zandvoort circuit will not be withheld from teams in an effort to create more unpredictability when F1 returns to the track this year.
The architects behind the changes to Zandvoort have revealed a video showing their plans for the circuit ahead of its return in the 2020 F1 season.
FIA race director Michael Masi visited the Zandvoort circuit this week to discuss the planned changes ahead of Formula 1’s return to the venue next year.
The new banked final corner being built for F1 at Zandvoort will mean drivers have to use ‘painfully’ high tyre pressures, says Max Verstappen.
George Russell doubts the planned changes to Zandvoort will make it easier for Formula 1 cars to overtake when they return to the track next year.
Formula 1 drivers say Zandvoort is going to be a “massively quick” circuit for their cars next year, but are concerned overtaking will prove difficult.
Zandvoort circuit director Jan Lammers says some corners will be eased to aid overtaking at the 2020 Dutch Grand Prix but they won’t change “our Eau Rouge”.
The Dutch Grand Prix will return to Formula 1 next year at Zandvoort, 35 years since the race was last held at the seaside circuit.
Zandvoort should retain its gravel run-offs if it hosts a Dutch Grand Prix on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, says George Russell.
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Two Formula 1 drivers gave enthusiastic responses to the idea of a race at Zandvoort but warned overtaking would be difficult if the track returned to the calendar.
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