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Sport Formula One teams unanimously veto new tyres for 2020

07:55  11 december  2019
07:55  11 december  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Formula 1 teams have unanimously rejected the tyres proposed by supplier Pirelli for the 2020 season. The Italian company had hoped the new design would A statement from governing body the FIA said: "The lessons learned will be invaluable for the further improvement of the tyres in the future."

Formula 1 will stick with 2019-specification Pirelli rubber next year, after teams unanimously voted to reject the new tyres that were being prepared for 2020 . The prototype 2020 spec - which was designed to reduce tyre degradation, provide a wider working range of temperature and lower

a red and black truck sitting on the ground: Formula One teams have voted against introducing new tyres in 2020 © Getty Images Formula One teams have voted against introducing new tyres in 2020

Formula One teams have unanimously voted against introducing new tyres for 2020, with the 2019 specification tyres to be used instead.

The prototype 2020 specification, developed by Pirelli, was designed to reduce tyre degradation, provide a wider working temperature range and lower overheating in dirty air.

New tyres were debuted at the United States Grand Prix in Austin in November, though drivers provided mainly negative feedback.

And the FIA has now confirmed there will be no change of tyre for the 2020 season, with this year's specification remaining in place.

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The 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 71st running of the Formula One World Championship.

Formula 1 will stick with 2019-specification Pirelli rubber next year, after teams unanimously voted to reject the new tyres that were being prepared for The prototype 2020 spec - which was designed to reduce tyre degradation, provide a wider working range of temperature and lower overheating in dirty

"The FIA would like to thank both Pirelli and all the teams for their work and collaboration to improve the tyres for the 2020 season and beyond," an FIA statement read.

"In any case, the lessons learnt will be invaluable for the further improvement of the tyres in the future."

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