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Successful debut for Pirelli's 18-inch tyre

Pirelli's new 18-inch concept tyres were the centre of attention at Silverstone today, Lotus reserve driver Charles Pic giving the new design its debut.Pic headed out shortly after 9am in the E22 equipped with the new 18-inch tyres and completed 14 laps. With the concept tyre designed principally to showcase aesthetics rather than performance, and a general-purpose compound, lap times were not the focus. Instead, the objective was to gauge reaction to the very different new design, which received the thumbs up from most observers.'In our view, the new tyres looked stunning fitted to the Lotus,' said Paul Hembery, 'and the reaction has already been felt all over the world. These are just a...
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