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Pirelli to begin 18 inch tyre testing with Renault in September

Pirelli's Mario Isola has confirmed the initial testing plans for the new specification 18 inch tyres that will be introduced to Formula 1 in 2021. Formula 1 is set to introduce larger wheels and tyres in 2021, switching away from the current small 13 inch diameter wheels in favour of 18 inch wheels. Obviously, this presents a huge change in design affecting areas such as suspension, aerodynamics and brakes. Speaking to FormulaSpy at the Spanish Grand Prix a few weeks ago, Isola outlined the technical challenges behind the switch to 18 inch tyres – these changes can be read here. Over the Canadian GP weekend, Isola confirmed the initial run plan for the new wheels, with Renault,...
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