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Availlable tyre sets for each driver per racing weekend


Each driver per racing weekend can use :

11  sets of dry tyres  : six of the harder ‘prime’ compound and five of the softer ‘option’ compound .

4   sets of intermediate tyres

3   sets of wet tyres

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Bridgestone tyre specifications


 

 type of tyre Max complete wheel diameter
Dry 660 mm  
Intermediate 670 mm  
Wet 670 mm  

 

 type of tyre Max complete wheel width Min complete wheel width
Front tyre Rear tyre Front tyre Rear tyre
Dry 355 mm 380 mm 305 mm 365 mm
Intermediate 355 mm 380 mm 305 mm 365 mm
Wet 355 mm 380 mm 305 mm 365 mm

 

 type of tyre Groove depth
Front tyre Rear tyre
Intermediate Over 2.5 mm Over 2.5 mm
Wet Over 5 mm Over 5 mm

 

 type of tyre Max contact area
Front tyre Rear tyre
Intermediate 280 cm2 440 cm2
Wet 240 cm2 375 cm2

 

FIA  regulations on tyres

12.6 Specification of tyres :

12.6.1 An intermediate tyre is one which has been designed for use on a wet or damp track.

All intermediate tyres must, when new, have a contact area which does not exceed 280cm² when fitted to the front of the car and 440cm² when fitted to the rear. Contact areas will be measured over any square section of the tyre which is normal to and symmetrical about the tyre centre line and which measures 200mm x 200mm when fitted to the front of the car and 250mm x 250mm when fitted to the rear. For the purposes of establishing conformity, void areas which are less than 2.5mm in depth will be deemed to be contact areas.

12.6.2 A wet-weather tyre is one which has been designed for use on a wet track.

All wet-weather tyres must, when new, have a contact area which does not exceed 240cm² when fitted to the front of the car and 375cm² when fitted to the rear. Contact areas will be measured over any square section of the tyre which is normal to and symmetrical about the tyre centre line and which measures 200mm x 200mm when fitted to the front of the car and 250mm x 250mm when fitted to the rear. For the purposes of establishing conformity, void areas which are less than 5.0mm in depth will be deemed to be contact areas.

12.6.3 Tyre specifications will be determined by the FIA no later than 1 September of the previous season. Once determined in this way, the specification of the tyres will not be changed during the Championship season without the agreement of all competing teams.

12.7 Tyre Gases :

Tyres may only be inflated with air or nitrogen.

 source : Bridgestone  , FIA

Tyre compounds for the 2010 season:


 

 

Super Soft

Soft Medium Hard
Bahrain (Sakhir)

X

 

X

 
Australia ( Melbourne )  

X

 

X

Malaysia ( Sepang )

 

X

 

X

China ( Sinopec )  

X

 

X

Spain ( Catalunya )  

X

 

X

Monaco ( Monte Carlo )

X

 

X

 
Turkey  

X

 

X

Canada ( Montreal )

X

 

X

 
Europe ( Valencia )

X

 

X

 
Great Britain ( Silverstone )  

x

 

x

Germany ( Hockenheim )

x

   

x

Hungary ( Hungaroring )

x

 

x

 
Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)  

x

 

x

Italy ( Monza )  

x

 

x

Singapore

x

 

x

 

Japan ( Suzuka )  

x

 

x

Korea ( Yeongan )  

x

 

x

Brazil ( Interlagos )

x

 

x

 
Abu Dhabi ( Yas Marine )

x

 

x

 
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