After a treble of European races made up of the Belgian, Dutch and Italian Grands Prix, all won by the same driver, world leader Max Verstappen, the Formula 1 Grand Circus is preparing for its first non-stop trips. European post-summer break to Singapore and Japan .
Teams and drivers will return to racing on October 2 after a two-week break at the Marina Bay street circuit before moving to the historic Suzuka layout just a week later, the home Grand Prix for one of the the grill, Yuki Tsunoda.
In both cases, it is a return to two diametrically opposed circuits, which for the last two years could not receive Formula 1 on their asphalt due to the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With several weeks still to wait for the single-seaters of the highest category to return to those two tracks, Pirelli has announced the compounds that will be available in Singapore and Japan: for Marina Bay , the Milanese manufacturer will bet on the softest compounds of its range, while in Suzuka , the choice will be completely the opposite, choosing the toughest.
Pirelli tires for the Singapore Grand Prix at Marina Bay:
Pirelli PZero Duro C3 (Blanco)
Pirelli PZero Medium C4 (Yellow)
Pirelli PZero Soft C5 (Rojo)
Pirelli tires for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka:
Pirelli PZero Duro C1 (White)
Pirelli PZero Medium C2 (Yellow)
Pirelli PZero Soft C3 (Rojo)
Once again, Pirelli did not consider the alternation of compounds, a choice that was only made exclusively at the Australian Grand Prix, when the tires chosen for the suo of teams and drivers were the C2, C3 and C5 compounds, skipping the C4 and making a greater difference between the medium and the soft.
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