News Details

Pirelli using stickers to enforce temperature limit

In the wake of reports that some teams are heating their tyres beyond the allowed limit, Pirelli has introduced a simple way to monitor them. The Italian manufacturer has affixed a small temperature-reactive sticker to the tread which records how hot the tyres are when they leave the tyre blankets. Pirelli prescribes a maximum temperature of 110°C (230°F), which should not be exceeded at any point before the tyre takes to the track. The company says the FIA will monitor the temperatures, among other parameters, before the cars take to the track in an effort to clampdown on teams taking advantage of the rules. "The FIA will ensure that this limit is respected, together with the...
Full Story »
2y ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Pirelli reviews test 1 at Bahrain

The first winter test session at Bahrain allowed teams to get some...
2y ago from F1Technical.net

Pirelli: 2014 tyres more consistent and durable

This week’s Bahrain test allowed Pirelli to begin to get a better...
2y ago from Formula1.com

Pirelli expecting tyre work to increase at final test

Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery is expecting the final...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

F1 2014: Pirelli Tyre Preview

      Here is how the Pirelli Formula One tyre range looks...

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Stoner makes Ducati MotoGP test return at Misano

Casey Stoner will take part in his third MotoGP test of the season for...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Sam Lowes to make Aprilia MotoGP debut tomorrow at...

Lowes will get his first taste of MotoGP on the Aprilia at a Misano test
2h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Crutchlow blasts MotoGP Safety Commission absentees

Cal Crutchlow has criticised the riders who failed to turn up for the most...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Rossi laments “stupid mistake” that cost Assen...

Valentino Rossi was left to lament his own “stupid mistake” after...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for June 29, presented by Honda...

Page 1 of 9 Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda...
57m ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Negrao hopes for early graduation

Indy Lights rookie Andre Negrao has his eye on moving up to the Verizon...
14h ago from Racer.com

UPDATED: Boston GP refund plan being reviewed

UPDATE: Boston's WCVB-TV reports that the Massachusetts state attorney...
16h ago from Racer.com

Video: IndyCar Road America highlights

No description available...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Overdrive Toyota signs two-time Dakar winner Roma from...

Two-time Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma has joined Overdrive Racing and will...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Poland countdown: The route

Organisers have changed 33 per cent of last year's route
1h ago from WRC.com

FIA annuls Prokop penalty in Rally Italy

Martin Prokop has announced the five-minute time penalty he had received...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Simone defends Junior lead

Koci, Folb and Veiby keen to gain ground
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

England desperate for Arsenal boss to come in...

Arsene Wenger Emerges as England's Top Choice to Become New Long-Term...

Arsenal, Chelsea and Southampton to hold talks with...

GETTY WANTED: Lille star Sofiane Boufal According to Guardian journalist...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Ladies: Birmingham v Arsenal - Preview

By Connor Armstrong Jemma Rose insists that the best is yet to come from...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Bellerin, Xhaka, Iwobi... The 10 Arsenal players...

TARSPORT take you through the 10 players Arsene Wenger could turn into...
7h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Button slams ‘desperate’ new F1 drivers

Jenson Button, F1's most experienced active... Read More »
1h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Rosberg: There will be trouble again between Lewis and I

Nico Rosberg has applied the brakes to Mercedes... Read More »
37m ago from GrandPrix247.com

Mercedes F1 tyre pressure trick revealed

A trick employed by Mercedes to counter Pirelli's... Read More »
1d ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.