GP2 Changes Brake Supplier

The GP2 Series organisers have decided to change their brake supplier for tomorrow's race after every driver reported major problems with their brakes in today's opening round of the Championship

GP2 Changes Brake Supplier

The current brakes are supplied by series partner Carbone Lorraine, who have worked with the series since early last year. Tomorrow's race will feature brakes by Brembo, who have tested with the series on their development car last year and have already made a supply available to the teams this afternoon.

The deal is for one race only, but the brake supply contract is to be reconsidered at the conclusion of the race weekend, when Carbone Lorraine, Brembo, and any other interested suppliers will be given the opportunity to bid for the contract.

Series organisers have not given a reason for the decision, although the severe problems suffered in the race were clearly unacceptable to all teams. Sources told Autosport-Atlas that irregular wear was the root cause of the problematic systems.

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