European GP 2011 - Valencia

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Circuit information

Length: 5.44km
Race distance: 57 laps / 310.08km

Full throttle: 59%
Top speed: 306kph
Longest flat-out section: 13s / 930m
Right/left-hand corner: 13/12

Tyre wear: medium
Brake wear: medium
Downforce level: high
Gearshifts per lap: 74

Strategy

2010 tyre compounds: medium and super-soft
2009 tyre compounds: soft and super-soft
2008 tyre compounds: soft and super-soft

Fuel use per lap: 2.536kg
Pit lane time loss: 12.7s (source: Williams)

2010 Result

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It will be an interesting race with DRS this year.I expect Ferrari and McLaren to be all close with RB.Maybe we will see Webber try pulling out a double back flip this time! :lol:

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DRS on both back streches with the DRS detection being at the bridge section.

Detection: 8/9
Activation 1: 10 to 12
Activation 2: 14 to 17

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If DRS doesn't save this race- nothing will.

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Double DRS here too.
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Is there a source for the DRS zone(s) info?

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Don't have any solid info, but I'd guess detection zones in 10 and 13, activation zones between 10 and 11, and between 14 and 15.

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Starting the betting early... Your podium... 1. ALO 2. HAM 3. BUT.

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For my tupence worth on the DRS zone, I think there will only be one zone.

I think the DRS zone will start somewhere between turns 10 and 11 and end at turn 12. Anywhere else looks too short to be effective enough.

Activation somewhere between 8 and 10.

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No info just remember reading that they would be testing double DRS zones for Canada and Valencia.

two detections this time?

1.Ham 2.Web 3.But
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"The FIA has revealed that it will make use of two DRS zones during the F1 races in Montreal and Valencia."
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If there will be indeed two zones, I think they will start after kinks 11 & 16.

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What about on the start/finish straight?

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That would require two detection points, and although I am all for that, not sure this is in FIA's plans.

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I hope Vettel runs into some issues and McLaren get their strategies right for both drivers so we get to see their first 1-2 this year.