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2017 tyre test numbers revealed

  • Published on 13 Dec 2016 13:34
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  • By: Dominik Wilde

Pirelli have revealed statistics relating to the testing of their new-for-2017 tyres.

The wider rubber has been tested by Mercedes, Ferrari, and Red Bull using modified 2015 cars as per th3e regulations which ban testing using current cars.

2017 Pirelli tyre testing in numbers

Number of prototypes tested: 96
Tyres' width: +25%
Days of testing: 24
Laps: 2,613
Total of kilometres: 12,148 km
Circuits: 5 (Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Fiorano, Mugello, Paul Ricard)

Kilometres tested per driver

Pascal Wehrlein (Mercedes): 3,248
Pierre Gasly (Red Bull): 2,494
Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari): 2,228
Sébastien Buemi (Red Bull): 1,190
Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari): 1,054
Max Verstappen (Red Bull): 517
Esteban Gutiérrez (Ferrari): 480
Antonio Fuoco (Ferrari): 478
Nico Rosberg (Mercedes): 209
Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull): 200
Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes): 50

Kilometres tested per team

Red Bull: 4,401
Ferrari: 4,240
Mercedes: 3,507

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