marcush. wrote:curing or conditioning of tyres is not a new invention in racing. [...]
Robbobnob wrote:Im not an expert on tires at all, barely know the things, but i thought that Buttons smooth entry style would have been more kind to tires, regardless of their characteristics, due to less impulse applied compared to late hard breaking and tighter turning circles?
Hangaku wrote:A lot of energy for a short period of time, or a small amount of energy for longer - it might amount to the same thing, and it certainly doesn't affect lap times by any great amount, otherwise JB would be the best / the worst. He's consistent, that's for sure.
raymondu999 wrote:I wasn't actually talking about nursing tyres. I was wondering how Jenson's smoother style, with his smooth steering sweeps and brake/throttle application would change things in terms of tyre wear.
And I don't get it. You say tyre nursing would be useless/dangerous, but tyre "management" would be useful? Forgive me if I'm wrong, but the two AFAIK are one and the same concept
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