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Your choice for tyre compounds

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by the_sigman, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. the_sigman

    the_sigman
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    If you had to choose which two dry compounds which would you use?
    Actual choises:
    Australia (Melbourne) - medium, soft
    Malaysia (Sepang) - hard, medium
    China (Shanghai) - medium, soft
    Bahrain (Sakhir) - medium, soft
    Spain (Catalunya) - hard, soft
    Monaco (Monte Carlo) - soft, super-soft
    Canada (Montreal) - soft, super-soft
    Europe (Valencia) - medium, soft
    Great Britain (Silverstone) - hard, soft
    Germany (Hockenheim) - medium, soft
    Hungary (Budapest) - medium, soft
    Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps) - hard, medium
    Italy (Monza) - hard, medium
    Singapore (Singapore) - soft, super-soft
    Japan (Suzuka) - hard, soft
    Korea (Yeongam) - soft, super-soft
    India (New Delhi) - hard, soft
    Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina) - medium, soft
    United States (Austin) - hard, medium
    Brazil (Interlagos) - hard, medium
     
  2. the_sigman

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    Australia (Melbourne) - medium, soft
    Malaysia (Sepang) - hard, medium
    China (Shanghai) - medium, soft
    Bahrain (Sakhir) - medium, soft
    Spain (Catalunya) - medium, soft
    Monaco (Monte Carlo) - soft, super-soft
    Canada (Montreal) - soft, super-soft
    Europe (Valencia) - medium, soft
    Great Britain (Silverstone) - medium, soft
    Germany (Hockenheim) - medium, soft
    Hungary (Budapest) - soft, super soft
    Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps) - medium, soft
    Italy (Monza) - hard, soft
    Singapore (Singapore) - soft, super-soft
    Japan (Suzuka) - medium, soft
    Korea (Yeongam) - soft, super-soft
    India (New Delhi) - super soft, medium
    Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina) - soft, medium
    United States (Austin) - medium, soft
    Brazil (Interlagos) - hard, medium
     
  3. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    Super soft and Medium for every track,

    DEAL WITH IT :)
    (the teams)
     
  4. Jordi Casademunt

    Jordi Casademunt

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    Wet and Intermediate Tyres on dry conditions.
     
  5. Kartik Sri Harsha

    Kartik Sri Harsha

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    Soft and Hard for all Races for both Performance and Durability.
     
  6. Victor Ivanov

    Victor Ivanov

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    I want SS and S of every single track. If not please please please brin the 2011 tyres back!
     
  7. Shane Butler

    Shane Butler

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    2010 Bridgestone tyres anyone? ;)
     
  8. Victor Ivanov

    Victor Ivanov

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    No mate :D I don't want to see 1 stoppers anymore :) 2011 was incredible because of the tyres, 2010 was a bit boring for me, very predictable...
     
  9. Shane Butler

    Shane Butler

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    I'm 50/50 on the matter. On one hand, the races are generally brilliant, exciting and unpredictable but at the same time, I apreciate and love to see F1 cars taking corners as fast as possible and to not see drivers on the limit in races is a tad dissapointing. But I'm not complaining :)
     
  10. MorganC1

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    3 tyre compounds per circuit. S, M and either H or SS depending on the circuit. Use 2 compounds in race. Also, reduced amounts of each tyre to allow for the extra compound.

    More fun, right?
     
  11. the_sigman

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  12. Markus Neumann

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    Aren't those the 2012 choices? To my knowledge, the 2013 ones are not known yet and they usually only announce them a few races ahead.
    The 2013 tyres will be easier to warm up and keep in their working window, but also decay faster as well. That means it's going to be impossible to predict which will be the right choices before pre-season testing starts.
    As for 2012 - obviously, in the latter half of the season, all the choices should have been more aggressive.
     
  13. the_sigman

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    Yes, you are correct. What I want to see is, based on the tyre performance, what you know and what you want, you pick your compounds. For example, I was not happy with the tyres choices of Pirelli for Austin (which were hard and medium). I want to see easier tyre warming and maybe an extra pitstop, so I would bring medium and soft.
     
  14. Kartik Sri Harsha

    Kartik Sri Harsha

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    In My view Until Silverstone the tire choices are Perfect but after that the Game Changed a bit. Some part due to Teams understanding of tires and remaining part due to Conservative approach of Pirelli. Like in 2011 if they bring same sets for all the remaining may have a difference. For Austin i choose Super soft and Soft instead of Hard and Medium.
     
  15. Ho3n3r

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    I vote for prime and option at EVERY race :p :whistling:
     
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  16. the_sigman

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    :roflmao:
     
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  17. Nick Karshev

    Nick Karshev

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    Hard and Supersoft :)
     
  18. Tony Holder

    Tony Holder

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    Hard all the way!