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Formula 2 to prepare drivers for F1 with 2020 tyre switch

Formula 2, the feeder series for Formula One, will switch to lower-profile tyres and 18-inch wheels next year to prepare young drivers for grand prix racing, which is due to make the change in 2021. Formula 1  sporting director Steve Nielsen said the intention was to bring Formula One, Two and Three as close as possible. “Formula One will benefit in future, and Formula Two is a good test bed,” he said. Tyre supplier Pirelli currently supplies Formula One with 13-inch tyres. Pirelli’s Formula One head Mario Isola said he wanted to start testing the new tyres in September.
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