Ferrari F2007 - softer Bridgestone tyres 07 April 2007
In Friday practice at Sepang, the softer of the two Bridgestone tyre compounds (recognisable from the white groove) unusually provided better overall performance than the prime tyre. One problem all teams did have with it, however, was its tendency to slide more in corners - due to its lower resistance to sideways forces (symbolised by double yellow arrow). Only Ferrari seemed able to fully exploit both Bridgestone compounds, perhaps due to the specifics of their camber angles. Ferrari too experienced sliding with the soft tyre, but it didn't seem to compromise their lap times thanks to its better traction on the straights.