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#F1 : Pirelli Chart of Compounds vs Winners – POST USGP

by on November 22, 2012

Those of you that have been following this blog have seen the chart below before.  As the season comes to an end, the chart continues to hold true.  Here is the theory behind the chart and the results thus far.

The trend has been that Vettel has yet to win with a Hard/Medium combination.  Alonso has never won with a Hard/Soft combination.  Given the above observation and Pirelli’s selection for the final four races, Vettel may hold the advantage in one race, while Alonso may hold it in three races.  ONLY in terms of this season’s historical success rate on the compound combination.  This doesn’t take into account circuit, weather or any other critical factor.

With the title still up for grabs in the final round.  The chart would predict an Alonso victory or a non-Vettel victory.  But Vettel does not need a win to clinch the title.  Here is a link that explains what needs to happen for either hopeful to win;

Grand Prix Pirelli Compounds Winner
Australia (Melbourne) medium soft Button
Malaysia (Sepang) hard medium Alonso
China (Shanghai) medium soft Rosberg
Bahrain (Sakhir) medium soft Vettel
Spain (Catalunya) hard soft Maldonado
Monaco (Monte Carlo) soft super-soft Webber
Canada (Montreal) soft super-soft Hamilton
Europe (Valencia) medium soft Alonso
Great Britain (Silverstone) hard soft Webber
Germany (Hockenheim) medium soft Alonso
Hungary (Budapest) medium soft Hamilton
Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps) hard medium Button
Italy (Monza) hard medium Hamilton
Singapore (Singapore) soft super-soft Vettel
Japan (Suzuka) hard soft Vettel
Korea (Yeongam) soft super-soft Vettel
India (New Delhi) hard soft  Vettel
Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina) medium soft  Raikonnen
United States (Austin) hard medium Hamilton
Brazil (Interlagos) hard medium  

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