News Details

Pic: 18-inch tyres would present big challenge

– Charles Pic says a future move to 18-inch tyres would cause a headache for teams and drivers.The Lotus third driver completed 14 laps with Pirelli's experimental low profile rubber on the final morning of the post-British Grand Prix test at Silverstone to help the Italian manufacturer gather data.Although 2017 has been earmarked as a potential year for change, Pirelli claims that it would be ready to supply larger wheels a season earlier."If we go with this type of tyre one day, it will be a big challenge," Pic explained to the gathered media, including GPUpdate.net."For teams it will be a challenge because they will have to build a completely new car around it...
Full Story »
2y ago from GPUpdate.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

18-inch tyres will present 'big challenge' for teams -...

Getty Images Enlarge After becoming the first driver to test Pirelli's...
2y ago from espnF1.com

18-inch tyres a 'big challenge' – Pic

Charles Pic says the 18-inch concept Pirelli tyres trialled on day two of...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Pic: 18-inch tyres a big challenge

Charles Pic reckons Formula 1 won't find it easy swapping from 13-inch to...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Pic finds 18-inch tyres a big challenge

Charles Pic says a switch to 18-inch tyres in the future “will be a big...
2y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP Assen: Crutchlow runs HRC aero package

Crutchlow re-evaluates an aero fairing he has tried before in MotoGP...
4h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Viñales moves ahead in second practice

– Championship leader Maverick Viñales vaulted to the top of the...
7h ago from GPUpdate.net

Márquez finishes clear in second practice

eigning World Champion Marc Márquez finished comfortably clear of the...
13h ago from GPUpdate.net

MotoGP Assen: Lorenzo will ‘help’ Dovizioso to...

Lorenzo is prepared to help team-mate Dovizioso if it means a MotoGP title...
4h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Jones surprises Coyne with Bears tribute helmet

Dale Coyne Racing's Ed Jones doesn't know much about American football,...
2h ago from Racer.com

Rossi, Honda start fast at Road America

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi topped the field Friday morning at a...
3h ago from Racer.com

Aleshin en route to Road America

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Mikhail Aleshin could end up taking...
5h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar video: Friday live stream from Road America

Stream Friday's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy action from...
5h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Nandan calls for focus

Hyundai boss has M-Sport in his sights
7h ago from WRC.com

Who can stop Solans?

Who can stop Solans? Nil Solans can seal a hat-trick of FIA Junior WRC...
6h ago from WRC.com

Ogier completes first full M-Sport test

Sebastien Ogier has completed his first full test in M-Sport's Ford Fiesta...
7h ago from EuroSport.com

Rally GB ponders revamp of opening night

Rally GB organisers are considering the addition of a new Thursday night...
10h ago from EuroSport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Pep Guardiola increasingly confident of snapping up...

Manchester City are reportedly growing in confidence with regards to...
6h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal To Finalise Lacazette Deal Next Week

Arsenal hope to finalise a deal for Alexandre Lacazette early next...
2h ago from AllArsenal.com

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain must nail Arsenal position to...

The N FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave...
6h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Arsenal transfer news latest: £44m Lacazette bid,...

AFP Arsenal transfer news: Alexandre Lacazette is wanted, £44m has been...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Honda tested 'Spec 3' engine with Alonso

Although the Japanese car manufacturer had been... Read More »
2h ago from Motorsport.com

2017 Azerbaijan GP: Second Practice Results (FP2)

2017 Formula 1 Results: Second Free Practice... Read More »
6h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton: Baku tyre "nightmare" makes no sense

The on-track action on Friday at the Baku street... Read More »
2h 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.