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Pirelli: Split F1 tests in Barcelona and Bahrain 'makes sense'

Pirelli sporting director Mario Isola believes Formula 1 should consider returning to Bahrain to conduct pre-season testing alongside current venue Barcelona in the future.  Pre-season testing has taken place solely at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya since 2014, when Bahrain last hosted winter testing. Discussions were held in 2016 about a possible return to Sakhir, but F1 ultimately opted to stick with Barcelona.  After the first two days of 2018 testing at the Spanish Grand Prix venue were disrupted by cold weather and snow showers, the loss of running prompted questions about a possible return to Bahrain due to its warmer, more stable conditions.  “In Bahrain we know that we...
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