Pirelli asked to simplify F1 compound names for 2019

The plan is to keep the current range of compounds but scrap names such as ultrasoft and supersoft – and instead have only hard, medium and soft each weekend, with the actual compounds using those names changing depending on the circuit, as before.The idea has been around for some time, but it has now become an official request that Pirelli is currently analysing."We had a request ... Keep reading