Pirelli explains tire wear measurement ahead of Spanish Grand Prix

ERJ staff report (BC)

Burton Upon Trent – Ahead of the Formula One race in Spain from 10-12 May, Pirelli has produced a video explaining how it measures wear on a racing tire.

Starting from Spain, Pirelli will issue free videos focussing on specific topics, and not only on the circuit. There will be a new video before each Grand Prix.

Pirelli’s Racing Tyre System (RTS) is a software “passport” for each tire.

Before assessing wear, Pirelli’s engineers scrape clean the tread of every used tire with a spatula…

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