Pirelli, the main tire supplier for Formula 1 racing cars has revealed that there will indeed be a wet weather test during the three days of pre-season testing planned in Barcelona. The new regulations introduced by the FIA for the 2022 season have changed a few things, including the tyres.
The old tires have now been replaced with larger tires. In the tire regulations put forth by Pirelli, it is clearly mentioned that the driver will be required to use wet tires and 18-inch Pirelli tires.
The plan emphasizes that the track will be wetted or artificially moistened on Friday during the lunch break.
There is also the possibility of falling rain that could wet the track. Weather forecasts have confirmed that there is a 60-70% chance of rainfall in the area around the racecourse in Barcelona.
During pre-season testing, each team will be given a total of three sets of wet blue marked and three green marked intermediate tires to use.
Details regarding the F1 . Test
Pirelli has disclosure Their whole plan involved allocating tires for the upcoming three-day pre-season test. Each team will be allocated a total of 30 sets of new 18-inch Pirelli tires. Teams will be able to choose from a total of 35 sets of slick tires.
Tires run from C-1, the hardest tire marked in white, to C-5, the softest tire marked in red. The team’s tire selection will be kept secret. Pirelli has also revealed the technical details of the tires such as the optimal pressure required at launch.
The maximum temperature and heating time have also been revealed. The pre-season testing phase in Barcelona for the 2022 F1 season has been set. An important point to note for the test is that it will not be broadcast to an audience.
The second pre-season test scheduled to be held in Bahrain will be the first time we can see the new cars complete a lap around the track.
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