Pirelli pressure hike adds to Baku tyre challenge

Pirelli always reserves the right to make a change after Friday’s running, and on this occasion it has upped the rear pressures from 19psi to 20psi.
The change is an extra curveball for teams who struggled to optimise tyre management on Friday, with graining proving an issue for some. Charles Leclerc and Valtteri Bottas were particularly vocal about tyre issues on team radio in FP2.
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