Pirelli’s head of F1 and car racing, Mario Isola, says there is little the tyre manufacturer can do to reduce the visibility problems drivers have reported in severely wet conditions.
Having produced special tyres for Formula 1’s cancelled return to Zandvoort in 2020, Pirelli hasn’t done so this year.
Pirelli expects to confirm the new prototype construction which teams tested today will be raced from the next round of the championship.
Williams is looking into joining Formula 1’s 18-inch tyre testing programme this year to avoid being left at a disadvantage to its rivals.
Back in the F1 paddock with Alfa Romeo last weekend, Robert Kubica told RaceFans about his experience of the new 18-inch tyres and Ferrari’s improved 2021 power unit.
“Carefully worded” explanations for potentially dangerous tyre failures in Baku have left room for doubt over exactly what went wrong.
Lewis Hamilton revealed he volunteered to test Pirelli’s new 18-inch tyres for 2022 because he is planning to keep racing in F1 next year.
Formula 1 will no longer police track limits will stop being monitored at Imola’s turn 13 – Acque Minerali – for the rest of this weekend’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
F1 is back, and so is Fernando Alonso, who made an eyebrow-raising remark as the new season opened in Bahrain. Dieter Rencken brings more tales from the paddock.
Pirelli will supply F1 teams with next year’s C3 and C4 compounds to test during Friday practice at the first Bahrain race and Abu Dhabi season finale.
Formula 1’s official tyre supplier Pirelli is aiming to get to the bottom of its British Grand Prix tyre failures within the next 48 hours.
A second person connected with Formula 1’s Australian Grand Prix has tested positive for the Coronavirus while in Melbourne.
Pirelli expects it will not use the special F1 tyres it produced for the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, which drivers tested last week
All 10 Formula 1 teams have created “mule cars” to test Pirelli’s prototype 18-inch tyres by making modifications to last year’s chassis.
Pirelli racing manager Mario Isola has said that removing tyre blankets from F1 in 2021 will have a bigger impact than any size change.
The thinner rubber which will be used at all F1 races in 2019 should “massively” reduce the blistering problem teams experienced last year, according to Pirelli.
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Formula 1 fans will still be able to discover which are the exact tyre compounds being used at each race when a simplified naming system is introduced next year, according to Pirelli.
Pirelli has done more testing, created more aggressive tyres and been bolder with its compound choices. Will that create more exciting F1 races in 2018?
Pirelli’s new hyper-soft tyre will be used for the first time at the Monaco Grand Prix in May.