The head of the division of Pirelli Motorsport Floor Chambre believes that the race weekend at Silverstone will be the first serious test for cars designed under new technical regulations.
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The lap times on new machines will be reduced by four to five seconds: this will be possible due to the fact that the cars will be wider and overall, a better grip on the pavement they will provide a wider Pirelli tires.
Pre-season tests-2017 will start in Barcelona on 27 February, however, Hembry believes that fully riders will feel the power of new technology on the stage in the UK.
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“I look forward to the moment when the machines will go on the road because it is a new regulations, and new is always interesting. Pilots will be difficult to drive the cars, what they wanted, ‘ said Paul. – In turns, they will experience additional congestion, and some turns will be climbed to 40 km/h faster.
Interestingly, in the sixth and seventh rotations at Silverstone they do not take your foot off the gas pedal. This track will be a real challenge for pilots. I think the racers will be thrilled.”
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