News Details

Pirelli open to experimentation

Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery admitted that the tyre supplier is willing to experiment with wider tyres in an attempt to re-balance aerodynamic and mechanical grip. Earlier this season, Felipe Massa suggested that Formula One could benefit from introducing wider tyres while also reducing downforce, which would enable the cars to follow each other through corners far more efficiently. Hembery added that Pirelli suggested introducing wider tyres for the 2014 F1 season, but some of the teams on the grid weren't interested and the idea was put on the back-burner for the time being. "That was one of the things we discussed last year when we first saw the new regulations - having...
Full Story »
1y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Pirelli: Canada will work tyres harder

– Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery believes the tyres will...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Pirelli: When teams are not going well they blame...

Marco Provera with Bernie Ecclestone It took twenty years for Pirelli to...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Leimer conducts Pirelli/Lotus test

Pirelli Media Fabio Leimer has completed a test with Lotus as his prize...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Canadian Grand Prix: Pirelli preview Montreal weekend

  Just as was the case for Monaco, the Pirelli P Zero Yellow soft...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Photos: Honda's 2016 MotoGP challenger

No description available...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Technical Specification of 2016 Honda MotoGP RC213V...

Technical Specification of 2016 Honda MotoGP RC213V 2016 Technical...
3h ago from MotoGPFanatic.com

Honda launches its 2016 MotoGP challenger

The Repsol-backed Honda factory MotoGP squad has officially unveiled its...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Honda: Our engineers give good machine to fight for...

Honda: Our engineers give good machine to fight for 2016 title Respol...
2h ago from MotoGPFanatic.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCars tougher than ever to drive in 2016, says...

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the increased downforce...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Aero comparo views

Direct comparison views of the new aero pieces debuting this week in...
1d ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
2d ago from Racer.com

Legendary Indy mechanic/engineer Jim Travers dies at 95

ABOVE: Jim Travers (left), chief mechanic for Indianapolis 500 winner...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

BREAKING NEWS: Ogier claims third Sweden win

BREAKING NEWS: Ogierclaims third Sweden win Sébastien Ogier secured his...
2h ago from WRC.com

Rally Sweden - Results (Top 15)

The leading classification for the 2016 Rally Sweden, the second round of...
2h ago from Crash.net

Ogier wins Rally of Sweden

Triple world champion Sebastien Ogier won the Rally of Sweden on Sunday...
1h ago from SuperSport.com

Ogier's Swedish Grip Weakens on Second Day

Volkswagen Motorsport‘s three times world champion Sebastien Ogier...
16h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Shock Horror: Wenger – ‘I could have...

Arsene Wenger says that he passed up the opportunity to sign N'Golo Kante...
4h ago from Football365.com

Arsenal 2-1 Leicester: Welbeck back and well

Danny Welbeck scored in the final minute of injury time and give Arsenal...
40m ago from Football365.com

Arsenal v Leicester – KEY PLAYERS

Arsenal's key man Alexis Sanchez has now featured in four games since...
6h ago from Nastytackle.com

EPL: Leicester City sit atop the table in the latest...

Leicester City have 53 points from 27 games, five points clear of...
8h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

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.