Pirelli announces tyre compounds for the opening a few races of the 2024 F1 races
Just a number of times just after the 2023 period concludes, preparations are previously underway for up coming 12 months. As a consequence, Pirelli has previously communicated the assortment for the 1st a few races up coming 12 months in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Australia.
Subsequent the period-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the F1 discipline stayed at the Yas Marina Circuit to conduct a tyre exam along with the rookie exam. F1’s sole tyre provider was capable to have a ultimate examine on their 2024 compounds that have homologated for the up coming period.
The Milan-primarily based producer released a new compound, the C0 for 2023 which was the most difficult compound previous 12 months with a new specification, the C1 slotted in among the C0 and C2. Nonetheless, the C0 was hardly ever applied through 2023 as Pirelli chosen softer compounds for most of the races. Pirelli has now verified that the C0 has now been omitted, leaving only 5 compounds to selected from for the 2024 F1 calendar.
As opposed to the preliminary alternatives for the championship previous 12 months, there is a new assortment for Australia, scheduled from March 22-24. Albert Park will now use the a few softest tyres in the array: C3 as Tricky, C4 as Medium, and C5 as Comfortable. This assortment is primarily based on the info collected this 12 months, with the goal of featuring a lot more method choices.
The two Center East races will have the very same tyres as previous 12 months. In Sakhir, from 29 February to March two, is 1 of the hardest races for tyres and so will use the C1, C2, and C3. A single 7 days afterwards in Jeddah, the tyres will be a phase softer: C2 as the Tricky, C3 as the Medium, and C4 as the Comfortable.
In advance of the period kicks off in Manama, the motorists will get the possibility to check out out all 5 compounds through the formal screening which will get position as normal from 21-23 February in Sakhir.
Also, the 2024 F1 tyres will element the FSC brand, marking the 1st situation that a levels of competition tyre array has been accredited by the Forest Stewardship Council, guaranteeing complete accountability during the offer chain and guaranteeing that the plantations from which the tyre’s elements are sourced are managed in a way that preserves biodiversity and advantages nearby communities and staff, improving financial sustainability.
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