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According to that article: because with those pitot tubes they can see the what the airflow does, and thus also the effect those tyres have on that airflow, which makes sense. So partly that tells them something about how much the tyres move, how stiff they are etc., and it also tells them how the tyres influence their rear aero - which has been quite an important effect, which teams had a lot of trouble with when Pirelli changed the construction and thus stiffness of the tyre wall before. With the 2019 changes to discourage outwash, perhaps it even allows them to discern how precise they need to be there.

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Shrewd move! So how much are we expecting the tyres to be different from this year ?
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NathanOlder wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:51 pm
Shrewd move! So how much are we expecting the tyres to be different from this year ?
The live ticker I read 2 weeks ago claimed that the tyres for next season are gonna be the ones which have been used in few races this season, like Barcelona and France.

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oh right, cheers. so 2 races that Merc excelled at this season.
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NathanOlder wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:01 pm
oh right, cheers. so 2 races that Merc excelled at this season.
Unfortunately, yes. :)

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The tyres for next year are all going to be "thin tread" ones like the mid season specials this year.
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:41 am
The tyres for next year are all going to be "thin tread" ones like the mid season specials this year.
not gonna make a difference, coz at silverstone they had thinner tyres and Ferrari were faster there. so i guess it will be close

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Just hopping in here ro remind you this is not the Thread for 2019 Tire Discussions. :wink:
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siskue2005 wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:54 am
Just_a_fan wrote:
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:41 am
The tyres for next year are all going to be "thin tread" ones like the mid season specials this year.
not gonna make a difference, coz at silverstone they had thinner tyres and Ferrari were faster there. so i guess it will be close
Wouldn't say there were faster, just that Ham got a --- start and then punted.
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Found this on Mercedes' Twitter page
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