News Details

Pirelli F1 tyres too hard - Alonso

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has criticised Formula 1's tyres. He says the Pirelli tyres 'go off' too quickly to allow drivers to push to the limit throughout a race and are too hard to provide good grip. The Spaniard, who finished fourth in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, said drivers used up the normal tyres in a few laps, while the harder ones lasted longer but slowed them down. 'They are too hard. There are no secrets,' added Alonso, 32. The double world champion's criticisms echo those of other drivers this year - Force India's Sergio Perez said earlier this month that the harder tyres this year were 'embarrassing' for F1 because the back-of-the grid cars were slower than the fastest...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Alonso: It will be an endurance race

Scuderia Ferrari Fernando Alonso has predicted that the Monaco Grand Prix...
1y ago from

Monaco Grand Prix: Pirelli preview Monte Carlo

Pirelli’s P Zero Red supersoft tyres make their 2014 debut at Monaco,...
1y ago from

Monaco GP: Preview - Pirelli

Monaco has a unique format, with free practice taking place on Thursday...
1y ago from

Alonso: Qualy will be crucial

Fernando Alonso says Ferrari "might have to improvise when it comes...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Rossi takes fourth Monza Rally win

Valentino Rossi has taken his fourth win at the Monza Rally Show, taking...

Is Valentino Rossi the greatest of all time?

He may have missed out on his 10th World Championship by a whisker, but...

Marquez admits engine troubles after double fall

After going down twice on the final day of testing at Jerez, Marc...
1d ago from

Rossi and MotoGP announce Rossi: The Game

The 2016 official MotoGP game will take on a new look upon it’s release...

Popular On

RACER Video: Robin Miller on Phil Krueger

Phil Krueger never won a race or a championship, but he did win miles of...
18h ago from

Graham Rahal and Courtney Force married Saturday in an...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal and NHRA Funny Car driver...
1w ago from

INDYCAR: Karam, Ganassi part ways

Open-wheel phenom Sage Karam is no longer under contract with Chip...
1w ago from

IndyCar season review: Tony Kanaan

What will you remember the 2015 IndyCar season for? Juan Pablo Montoya's...
3d ago from

Popular On

Solberg claims second World RX title

Petter Solberg has successfully defended his FIA World Rallycross...
2h ago from

Fresh start for Bertelli in 2016

Lorenzo returns with M-Sport support
1h ago from

Weekend specials for WRC stars

Gilbert, Neuville and Hirvonen made guest appearances.
22h ago from

Østberg and Camilli join M-Sport

Østberg’s return to the squad, with whom he spent three seasons...
1d ago from

Popular On

Five future Premier League managerial imports

Christophe Galtier Who remembers Alain Perrin? The French manager is one...
2h ago from

Arsenal news: Nacho Monreal rejects rumours of...

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has played down talk of a move away from...
2h ago from

The Christmas Bonanza is Back!

Junior Gunners, it’s finally December and we’re going to...
3h ago from

REVEALED! 10 clubs with the most penalties awarded in...

Penalties frequently divide opinion. Almost every football fan will lay...
3h ago from


Hottest News

Dennis told Horner to 'suck it up'

Ron Dennis has revealed he told Christian Horner... Read More »
1h ago from

Brundle explains Rosberg end-of-season supremacy

Former F1 driver and SkySports commentator Martin... Read More »
3h ago from

Dennis targets Sauber as second Honda team

Dennis has now made it clear that Honda could not... Read More »
7h ago from

Recent News

2014 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.