Differences between the kerbs used in Jeddah and Qatar mean the tyre failures seen at the last race are unlikely to occur in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Pirelli suspect high-speed impacts with kerbs contributed to the tyre failures four drivers experienced in the Qatar Grand Prix.
Pirelli’s head of F1 and car racing, Mario Isola, says there is little the tyre manufacturer can do to reduce the visibility problems drivers have reported in severely wet conditions.
Pirelli expects to confirm the new prototype construction which teams tested today will be raced from the next round of the championship.
Formula 1 will no longer police track limits will stop being monitored at Imola’s turn 13 – Acque Minerali – for the rest of this weekend’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Pirelli’s head of Formula 1 and car racing Mario Isola has tested positive for Covid-19.