Posts Tagged ‘tyres’

Vettel made it happen!

Posted: 31st March 2015 by admin in Formula 1
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Sebastian Vettel: “To be honest – and I shouldn’t say – but I was shitting myself the last couple of laps because the thoughts were coming into my head. I was looking at the top of the chassis and thinking, ‘This is a red car and you are about to win’ An inspired Sebastian Vettel […]

Biggest moment yet to come

Posted: 10th November 2013 by admin in Formula 1
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Sebastian Vettel refuses to rest on his laurels, warning his F1 rivals that, potentially, the greatest moment in his life has yet to be realised.  The German was addressing media and colleagues at a post-championship celebration in Red bull’s Milton Keynes headquarters when he suggested that, despite massive success over the past four seasons, he […]

F1 teams ready for more aggressive tyres in 2013

Posted: 25th December 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Pirelli is confident that Formula 1 teams are now much better prepared for a move to more aggressive tyre compounds in 2013 than they were at the start of this season. The Italian tyre manufacturer is going to switch to new constructions and even softer compounds next year in a bid to improve the spectacle […]

Comments Off on Goodyear alters NASCAR Sprint Cup tyre allocation after blistering issues at Michigan.

Goodyear will alter its tyre allocations for NASCAR Sprint Cup’s race at Michigan following blistering issues during practice. NASCAR officials have notified teams that a different left-side tyre will be tested during an additional 75-minute practice session on Saturday evening, following Cup qualifying and the Nationwide Series event. Kevin Harvick first voiced his concern following […]

Comments Off on Understanding tyres were key to victory in the Chinese Grand Prix.

Ross Brawn believes that his team getting its tyres into the ‘sweet spot’ of performance was key to Nico Rosberg delivering his maiden victory for Mercedes in China. With the Brackley-based outfit having headed to Shanghai aware that it needed to work on solving the tyre problems that had blighted its performances in the first […]