radosav wrote:N12ck wrote:I had a theory with the pirelli tyres, suppose you have 2 layers of rubber, first layer is our lovely grippy slick, then the layer below that is rubber with hardly any grip whatsoever, so when you hit the 'cliff' you are actually just wearing down to the second layer which isn't as fast as the first layer,
what do you think?
i think you may be right. teams said that layer of rubber is about 0.5 cm thick.
raymondu999 wrote:JT - so why use tyre warmer blankets? If you say that the heat history will always have a degrading effect on the rubber, surely that would mean the tyre blankets will degrade the rubber? Or is there something I'm missing?
Jersey Tom wrote:Though I still don't think leaving tires in heater blankets indefinitely is a great thing for performance.
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