“With Monaco always being one of the circuits that has the most noticeable degree of track evolution during the weekend throughout the year, it’s hard to draw many firm conclusions from the first two free practice sessions, although there is already some idea of the pecking order”
So far, there have been no safety car periods during the 2013 season. The tight confines of Monaco, with its never-ending Armco and very little run-off means that this is statistically likely to change. Along with Singapore, Korea and Canada, Monaco has one of the highest probabilities of safety car deployment all year, at around 80%.
Hembery:”Pirelli Will Provide the Teams with a new Range of Tyres Mixing the Stability of 2012 and the Performance of 2013″
It’s important to point out that these delaminations, which occur when the tread comes off, do not compromise the safety of the tyres as the core structure of the tyre is not affected in any way, helping drivers to complete the lap and to change the damaged tyres safely.
The new 639,000 square foot building accommodates nearly 2,000 corporate and North American employees and is connected to Goodyear’s existing Innovation Centre.
Bridgestone also claims the new technology makes for a safer journey because if the tyre loses air pressure, motorists will not lose control of their vehicle or have to worry about pulling over on a busy road to change the tyre.
Alonso also set a new record by becoming the only driver to win the Spanish Grand Prix from a far down as fifth on the grid, demonstrating how tyre strategy can be used to gain track position.
Milan, May 6, 2013 – The P Zero Orange hard compound and P Zero White medium compound have been nominated for the Spanish Grand Prix, but there will be some changes to the tyres at the famous Circuit de Catalunya this year. The P Zero Orange hard compound has evolved, with the [...]
Goodyear & Dunlop Tyres has applauded the determination by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) to develop an industry Tyre Stewardship Scheme in Australia. The landmark decision is the culmination of more than a decade of work towards implementing a scheme to reverse current unsustainable practices associated with the collection and the disposal of [...]
As expected, competitors faced a challenging cocktail of tricky stages, loose and buried stones, and conditions that combined rain, fog and mud. The MICHELIN LATITUDE Cross S2 took all these difficulties in its stride, however.
For MICHELIN, the 6 Hours Spa was an extremely important event since it served as an opportunity to validate its latest 2013-generation endurance racing tyres and prepare for June’s fast-arriving Le Mans 24 Hours. It was a case of ‘mission accomplished’, since MICHELIN runners went on to claim pole position and victory in all four [...]