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Turkey asphalt treated to add grip after 2020 fiasco

Michael Masi has informed teams 'the entire track surface has been treated to increase the grip level' at Istanbul Park ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix. The track had been completely resurfaced ahead of Formula 1's return to Turkey last season. But when the wet weather combined with a slick new surface, drivers found the going extremely difficult with Lewis Hamilton going so far as to describe it as 'sh*t with a capital S'. An enthralling race took place on a wet weekend in Turkey last year, with Hamilton going on to win his seventh World Championship in dramatic circumstances. But the Formula 1 race director has told the teams to expect a grippier track underneath them when they return to...
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