Germany Friday quotes: Pirelli

Paul Hembery: "After the British Grand Prix, most people had seen enough rain but it was back! This morning was a very different situation to Silverstone though, with the track drying up rapidly between showers - it was not quite wet enough for the intermediate tyre - and there was some dry running as well. The afternoon was much wetter, but this very wide range of conditions allowed teams to assess the crossover point between slicks, intermediates and wets, which could be vital information for qualifying in particular

Germany Friday quotes: Pirelli

"We have never competed at Hockenheim in Formula One before, so it was important to try and gain as much information as possible - particularly because we had three slick compounds running today for the first time this year. The variable conditions meant that the drivers were not able to draw many firm conclusions about the experimental tyre, but with more changeable weather expected tomorrow, this was far from being a wasted day in terms of information gathered".

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