Race to Save ‘Black’ Tires?
The race is on.
As cars race across the country, race to save the ‘black tires’ of F1, a race which is not yet official.
In Europe, the tyre has been a symbol of the French way of life for years.
It is often worn on the back of the driver’s seat, or even on the dashboard.
Race organisers say they will be using the black tyres on a small number of cars, with the rest coming from other European countries, in a bid to reduce carbon emissions.
The F1 race pits cars from all over the world against each other.
It has become the unofficial race of Europe, but there are fears that the race could be a disaster for the tyres.
A number of manufacturers have announced plans to use black tyres, but the FIA says it has no plans to ban them.
F1 race tyres in the UK British cars are allowed to use F1 tyres from F1’s European rivals, including Renault and Ferrari.
But the European rules say a car must use tyres from any race other than F1.
So what are the rules?
A tyre must be made from one of the following materials: aluminium, steel or carbon fibre.
“A tyre should be made of a material which is compatible with a road surface and which is able to withstand the high temperature conditions of a race,” a rule in Formula One reads.
If a tyre is made from a material other than carbon fibre, it is not considered to be a “standard” tyre.
There are four categories of tyre: Hard tyres that can withstand temperatures above 32C (86F) are a race staple.
Light tyres that will be used to cool down the cars when they are stopped for refueling are also commonly used.
Soft tyres that are not used to hold the car in place are also used.
The FIA states that soft tyres are used to reduce the heat of a crash, but this does not mean that they are not safe.
Hard rubber is not as strong as carbon fibre and is usually made from plastic or polystyrene, which are not allowed.
And carbon fibre is lighter than aluminium, making it more likely to break during the race.
How do F1 cars make tyres?
There is no specific formula, but a car may have an engine that can be fitted with a compressor to increase the flow of air around the car.
Then, a tyre supplier may use a hydraulic pump, a pulley, a brake system or a spring.
After the tyre is in place, it has to be checked by the FIA for compliance with the rules, which will allow it to be re-used in F1 races.
Are there any penalties for using F1 tyre?
No, F1 rules do not prohibit use of tyres made from any other race.
The rules also state that a driver may use up to 20 per cent of their tyres for “safety reasons”.
The regulations say that drivers can use up a maximum of 100 per cent.
Should I get involved?
Yes, you may use F2 cars.
However, this is not the first time that F1 has faced questions over the use of F2 tyres.
In 2011, it was revealed that a number of F3 cars were being fitted with F2 tyre.
The regulations state that the tyre must not be used during a race unless the tyres are “approved by the Formula One Technical Department”.
It is also not permitted to use tyres made by Bridgestone, which was also banned from F3.
Do I have to wear a helmet?
Not unless you have been fitted with one.
For safety reasons, you should also wear a visor.
What is the minimum tyre size required?
You must use a tyre that is at least 200mm wide, 200mm long and at least 80mm high, and that has a tread depth of 30mm.
To use the tyre, you will need to apply it to the rim and mark the centre of the tread with your finger.
Is it OK to use a wheel with a different diameter?
As long as it is at the same height as the tyre you are using, the tyres will not be different from other wheels.
Also, you cannot use tyres with different tread diameters than the ones you are currently using.
Which tyres are the best?
If you are buying a used car, it’s best to buy a used tyre.
The tyres are usually manufactured by the same company.
But the manufacturer may have a different specification than the one that you are purchasing.
Why is there a race tyre race?
When F1 first came into being in 1967, the rules state that it was to be an official race, so drivers would be allowed to drive on their own.
This was changed in 1991, when the rules