George Russell has raised concerns about the Las Vegas Grand Prix, suggesting that it could turn into a four-stop race due to challenges related to tyre temperatures and graining.
Speaking after FP2, Russell expressed his enjoyment of driving on the new Las Vegas circuit but also noted that it could pose challenges for tyre strategies.
“It was it was really great to get out there obviously a very fast circuit, highest top speed of the year probably,” he said to Sky Sports.
“But I think it's going to be an interesting race weekend so dominated by getting the tyres working and graining. And I think that's going to hinder everybody come Sunday.
“This is a weekend that we've never experienced with the graining. We saw a little bit of it last year due to the nature of the tyres but with these cold temperatures, I think if you can keep your tyres working it should be an easy one stop.
“But if you find yourself graining those tyres, you'll be doing two-three-four stops, so we need to make sure we're not one of those.”
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