F1 set to clamp down on tyre blanket “boost”

This will mean that, in the future, tyres could be fitted to cars at lower temperatures than is currently the case. At the moment, under Pirelli's prescriptions, tyres are heated for three hours at 80C, followed by the one-hour “boost” at 110C. Pirelli now wants tyres to be heated at a constant temperature in between those two figures. The current plan is for teams to experiment with ... Keep reading