News Details

Pic: New tyres a big challenge

Charles Pic has warned that the F1 teams face a 'big challenge' if Pirelli push forward their plans to introduce 18-inch tyres.The Frenchman became the first driver to run the new compounds on the second and final day of testing at Silverstone on Wednesday. The Lotus driver ran the radical prototypes for a total of 14 laps with his fastest lap almost ten seconds off the pace before reverting to a conventional 13-inch set late in the afternoon.But while Pic played down the significance of his lap times, explaining that his task had been data-gathering rather than putting the experimental rubber through its paces, he was adamant that the introduction of 18-inch tyres – which...
Full Story »
1y ago from SkySports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Pirelli to trial 18 inch tyres

Pirelli Motorsport Media Pirelli is to trial an 18 inch tyre during next...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Pirelli reveals images of 18-inch F1 tyres

Pirelli reveals images of 18-inch F1 tyresPosted On 08 Jul 2014By :...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Pirelli ready for 18-inch tyres in 2016

Charles Pic gave the 18-inch tyres their first run out on Wednesday...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Pirelli reveal render of 18-inch wheel rims

Pirelli has released some renderings of what 18-inch wheel rims would look...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez says newfound consistency a result of 2015...

MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez, the only one of this year's title...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Mixed weekend for Ducati at Assen

The last round of the MotoGP championship at Assen saw a weekend of mixed...

MotoGP: Stoner completes first European Ducati test

Casey Stoner has completed his first European MotoGP test in four years...

Randy Mamola: Why are MotoGP riders crashing so much...

After a record-breaking weekend for MotoGP crashes, Motorsport.com...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

VIDEO: Robin Miller with Josef Newgarden's new IndyCar...

Robin Miller speaks with author Chris Workman and IndyCar driver Josef...
1h ago from Racer.com

Penske and Andretti lead tributes to Chip Ganassi

Roger Penske, Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon are among the list of stars...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Will Power converts pole to Road America win

Will Power has prevailed in a thrilling finish with victory in the Kohler...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar linked with Surfers Paradise return

– IndyCar has been linked with a return to Surfers Paradise in...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS6/7: Tänak closes on Poland lead

Estonian just three-tenths behind Mikkelsen
4h ago from WRC.com

Mikkelson leads in Poland

Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen, at the wheel of a VW Polo, led the Rally of...
7h ago from SuperSport.com

SS4/5: Narrow lead for Mikkelsen

Paddon closes on leader Mikkelsen in Poland
8h ago from WRC.com

Poland WRC: Mikkelsen leads Paddon after Friday morning

The Volkswagen of Andreas Mikkelsen leads Rally Poland after the four...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Dan Crowley to join Oxford United

Arsenal have announced that Dan Crowley is to spend the 2016/17 season on...
2h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Colossal club keen to prise away Arsenal lynchpin in...

According to reports from Bild, Bayern Munich are keen to sign Arsenal...

Leicester star N'Golo Kante edging towards exit with...

GETTY STAYING BLUE: Kante could swap Leicester for Chelsea The French ace...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal reject transfer approach for unsettled talisman

According to reports from The Daily Mail, Arsenal have rejected an...

Comments

Hottest News

Second practice results – Austrian GP

Formula 1 2016 Austrian Grand Prix Friday second... Read More »
5h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Grosjean unhappy with Hamilton's 'behaviour on track'

Romain Grosjean wants to speak to Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
3h ago from F1i.com

McLaren goes revolutionary with rear wing design

Although a lot of teams are now shifting their... Read More »
12h ago from Motorsport.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.