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Pirelli prepping for blanket ban in F1 with all-new compounds

A ban on tyre blankets in Formula 1 will come into force in 2024, but Pirelli is already preparing for the change that will involve the design of new tyre compounds. Formula 1 has concluded that electric tyre warming blankets are a tool that teams can dispense with in the future. As a result of its decision to do away with the energy-consuming devices and to prepare for their outright ban, F1 introduced into its 2021 technical regulations a provision that forced teams to lower the blankets' temperatures to maximum 100°C on the front and 80°C on the rears. This year, those numbers were lowered to 70°C for all slick tyres while the number of allowed blankets was cut from 40 to 20. Pirelli...
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