Bridgestone issued the following press release after the MotoGP race at Estoril, in which Shinji Aoki discusses how the weather affected tire choice and how the new front tire performed:
Estoril MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki
Round 3: Portuguese MotoGP™ - Post-race debrief
Circuito do Estoril, Tuesday 8 May 2012
Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Soft, Medium. Rear: Medium, Hard (Asymmetric).
Bridgestone wet compounds available: Soft (Main), Hard (Alternative).