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PV=nRT and why Formula 1 tyres fail at high speed

The retirements of Lance Stroll and Max Verstappen from the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix because of tyre failure is a hot topic, but it is not uncommon in F1 for tyres to fail and they do so for several reasons. Whilst this article will explore possible modes of failure of F1 tyres, it will in no way be a root cause analysis of the recent failures in Baku, nor a critique of Pirelli the current contracted F1 tyre supplier. Quite obviously the tyre is a critical component of an F1 car. Understanding and predicting its behaviour is one of the prime keys to performance. Quite simply an F1 tyre is designed to absorb and transmit energy, in very large magnitudes. A Formula 1 tyre is light, strong...
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