In short, tyre management is balancing the wear of the tyre with the optimum race pace. Tyre management is a skill that drivers must master in order to maximise strategic opportunities. Following distance, braking and In formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more... technique can all affect the rate of wear of the tyre and contribute to its Degradation refers to the performance of the tyre with respect to its thermal qualities. The tyres perform best at an... There's more... and wear.
Each tyre compound will have a predetermined level of performance unique to the track surface and temperature and teams will match this to a “pit stop strategy”. pundit; plural noun: an expert in a particular subject or field who is frequently called upon to give their opinions... There's more... will talk about the “pit window” which is the optimum lap range for a pit stop.
A OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... will greatly improve his strategic options if he can manage his Today's F1 cars are running 18-inch wheels (up from 13 inches in recent years) with the widths unchanged - 305mm... There's more... and extend their effective life. Running longer on one set may be the difference between a one-stop or two-stop strategy.