News Details

Pirelli's new 2018 compounds 'will boost overtaking'

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles says he's confident that Pirelli's new line-up of compounds for 2018 will promote closer racing. All of Pirelli's slick compounds have been reformulated this year to make them somewhat less durable and more prone to degradation. In addition. Pirelli have added two new compounds to last year's line-of of five options. The superhard tyre will provide the longest life, while the hypersoft will be held back for twisty circuits requiring greater grip. Teams only got a chance to see the new compounds in action in post-season testing at Abu Dhabi last November. But Vowles is confident that Pirelli's new tyres will deliver tighter racing in 2018. “These...
Full Story »
7mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes assured Pirelli’s new tyres will...

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles is certain Pirelli’s 2018 tyre...
7mo ago from Crash.net

Williams defends 2018 F1 line-up amid 'pay driver'...

Williams deputy chief Claire Williams has launched a staunch defence of...
7mo ago from Crash.net

McLaren expecting mainly two-stop F1 races in 2018

McLaren chassis chief Tim Goss expects a two-stop strategy to be standard...
7mo ago from Crash.net

Formula 1: Williams say inexperienced drivers can...

Williams say they have no concerns that their inexperienced driver line-up...
7mo ago from BBC.co.uk

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

First MotoE rider signing revealed

No description available...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Bulega moves into Moto2 with Sky VR46 team for 2019

Nico Bulega will move into Moto2 next season with the SKY VR46 which...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Aprilia "can only improve" after...

No description available...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Patricio O'ward 'begged' to make an early first pit...

2018 Indy Lights champion Patricio O'Ward admits he was begging his...

Robert Wickens wary of lengthy recovery process after...

In his first social media post since his horrific crash at Pocono Raceway...

Dixon refutes greatness tag despite fifth title

Scott Dixon does not consider himself among the greats of IndyCar despite...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal stars to BLAME for Arsene Wenger's departure:...

ARSENAL star Per Mertesacker has admitted the players were to blame for...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Bernd Fingers

Having played their first 5 league matches of the season, Arsenal are...
3h ago from Arseblog.com

Cech: Contract situation depends on performances

Petr Cech says his future at Arsenal will entirely depend on his...
2h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

How do you stay fit Stephan? I work, work, work…

Yes, the decision to write this article was based solely on an opportunity...
4h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Comments

Hottest News

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.