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Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 Size (+photos)
Cold temperatures made it hard to establish representative results. Rain and testing on full wets in the afternoon.
The first of two days of the latest Pirelli 2017 tyre test has concluded today at Spain’s Montmelò circuit – just north of Barcelona – with championship leader Nico Rosberg at the wheel. Rosberg drove a Mercedes W06 mule car, which had been modified to simulate next year’s increased downforce loads.
The races will take place at the famous Macau Guia Circuit in the Far East
Pirelli has been appointed as exclusive tyre supplier to the prestigious Macau Grand Prix for the first time this year, equipping both the FIA Formula 3 World Cup and the FIA GT World Cup from 17-20 November. Currently Pirelli supplies around 170 car championships all over the world, approximately 100 of which are exclusive supply agreements.
From 14-16 October Red Bull will resume the testing programme of the new 2017 sizes
The two days of Pirelli wet weather tyre testing in 2017 size have concluded at Paul Ricard in France, with Pascal Wehrlein taking the wheel for Mercedes on both days in a mule car that has been modified to simulate next year’s downforce levels.
These tests will continue tomorrow to complete the two-day session, again with Wehrlein at the wheel
The first day of the latest Pirelli tyre test has concluded at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France, with Mercedes. Pascal Wehrlein drove a mule car, modified to simulate 2017 levels of downforce, in order to test next year’s wider wet tyres.