One of the major changes in the 2022 season Formula 1 Will be introduced in its regulations 18 inch tires Instead of the traditional 13. Changes in tire size will fundamentally change the behavior of single-seater cars, and it is vital for all drivers to understand them, because in any land vehicle, They are the only points of contact with the asphalt.
Pirelli has reached an agreement with the team Calendar for 10 exercises in 28 days, Each group has four days. Ferrari Since the driver in Jerez (there is a rumor that Carlos Sainz may have an accident, although it is not serious), he has been exhausted because he was rolling on these tires again in Bahrain this Tuesday.
Now here Alpine These compounds made their debut. Esteban Ocon It will be held at the Sakhir circuit this Wednesday and the first race of the year was held last weekend. Fernando Alonso Will do it this Thursday. They will test the wheels again in Barcelona in May and Magny-Cours in France in September. On this day, they will test the wheels on a wet track on rainy days.
The goal is not only to obtain data for them, but the most important thing is Pirelli, who understands that the best “feedback” for their development is the feedback that the pilot must give, and they will have to use it in the next exercise. they.
The introduction of these tires has already been carried out in F2, this is their second season using tires. Formula One is also getting performance data on these new wheels in the support category.