Soft Today's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... There's more..., or Softs, are identified by their red sidewalls and are one of three The compound is a reference to the rubber that the tyre's wearing surface is constructed from. Pirelli has developed a... There's more... available for each race. The other two are Hard and Medium.
The teams receive 8 sets of Soft tyres for the weekend and must change to a different compound at least once during the race.
F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... Tyres are supplied by Pirelli is the exclusive supplier of tyres to Formula 1 having secured the contract in 2011. The range consists of... There's more... and they have six standard compounds to select from labelled C0 (hardest) to C5 (softest).