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Tech Analysis: 18-inch prototype tyres

At the final day of the Silverstone test Lotus gave Pirelli's prototype 18-inch a tentative 14-lap run, but just what do the changes mean for F1 and what is the purpose of the potential new tyre from as early as 2016 onwards? Will Tyson explains. Let's start with a few buzzwords from the F1 2014: technology transfer to future road cars. The emphasis on turbo-charged hybrid power and utilising recoverable energy systems is a bid to make efficient road cars more aware to the public and bring new markets to F1, and so far this appears to be working. There is a vast amount of technology in F1 being transferred into the roadcars of today and indeed of the future and it is for this reason that...
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