F1 Tyres

F1 Tyres
Bespoke F1 tyres are not cheap. Designed for optimum performance for a limited number of laps, they are produced by Pirelli. The Italian firm’s slick ‘Dry’ tyres are available in either soft, medium or hard compounds — the exact specification of which can change from race to race. Softs offer the most grip but their performance drops off before hard tyres, which offer a slower laptime but more durability. Pirelli also produces Wet and Intermediate tyres for damp conditions.Pirelli Head of F1 Mario Isola said it costs €600 (£520) per tyre meaning a an average of 2400 per set(4 tyres)

Bespoke F1 tyres are not cheap. Designed for optimum performance for a limited number of laps, they are produced by Pirelli. The Italian firm’s slick ‘Dry’ tyres are available in either soft, medium or hard compounds — the exact specification of which can change from race to race. Softs offer the most grip but their performance drops off before hard tyres, which offer a slower laptime but more durability. Pirelli also produces Wet and Intermediate tyres for damp conditions. Pirelli Head of F1 Mario Isola said it costs €600 (£520) per tyre meaning a an average of 2400 per set(4 tyres)