F1 set to abandon possible switch to 16-inch tyres for 2026


The smaller rim size was under consideration largely as part of ongoing efforts by the FIA to reduce the overall weight of the 2026 cars.However, the change was opposed by Pirelli both for reasons of practicality and because of the potential marketing impact.F1 switched from 13 to 18 inches in 2022, mirroring the trend of the wider car industry, and a reduction is seen as a backwards step in terms …Keep reading Source

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