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Pirelli to test larger F1 tyres

Pirelli will test a new larger Formula 1  tyre at Silverstone next week that the company says would make the sport more relevant to ordinary road users and could be the shape of things to come. Grand Prix cars currently use 13 inch tyres but Pirelli said in a statement they would demonstrate an 18 inch design 'to showcase the way that Formula One could look in the near future.' As part of the test, a 2014 Lotus equipped with fully functional concept tyres will lap Silverstone next Wednesday. 'Larger wheel and tyre sizes reflect modern market trends,' Pirelli said. 'With the adoption of a larger size invariably leading to even greater technology transfer between Formula One tyres and road...
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