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Pirelli delay 18-inch tyre tests until 2021

With the 18-inch tyres now delayed until 2022, Pirelli have pushed back their scheduled tests to next year. As part of the new regulations set to come in from 2021, Formula 1 was going to upgrade from the current 13-inch tyres to 18-inch rubber. However, the new regulations have now been delayed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic that has stopped the 2020 campaign from getting underway. Pirelli were given a contract to supply the larger tyres from 2021-23, with tests to take place this year. A Pirelli spokesperson told Racefans.net: “Testing on 18-inch tyres will now happen during 2021. “We will work together with all the parties involved to identify the best approach from now...
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