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Grosjean: Tyre strategy will be crucial for Russian GP chances

Romain Grosjean believes that tyre strategy and how the teams use up their allocation will be crucial to any success drivers have at the Russian Grand Prix. Grosjean said that as Singapore indicated, tyre choice at the start of the race shaped the entirety of the grand prix from that point on. Those that started outside of the top ten were afforded the choice of starting on the ultrasoft tyre, a preferable race tyre due to its longevity when compared with the faster but far less durable hypersoft. "The problem in Singapore was qualifying in the top ten with the hypersoft," Grosjean is quoted by F1i. "It didn’t last very long in the race compared to the ultrasoft and...
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