Moving into 2017, Formula One faces numerous regulation changes. Last time this happened, in 2014, it completely shook up the field. So what should we expect this time? Hopefully, more exciting racing. Wider cars and tyres promise better aesthetics and faster lap times, with revised aero regulations hoping to improve the racing. [Read more…]
Pirelli supply two types of tyre, slick and wet. Within these, there are a range of compounds available for the teams to use. Below is an explanation of the characteristics of each compound.
The 2016 season will see changes in the tyre regulations, giving the teams more freedom regarding choice of tyre compounds. Pirelli will be offering 3 tyre compounds, as well as wet tyres, for the teams to use throughout the weekend. Currently, the teams only have a choice between 2.