Conditions still don’t seem right for a Michelin return to F1

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments
 
Conditions still don’t seem right for a Michelin return to F1
Michelin supplies 18-inch tyres to Formula E and favours this size for F1 – it considers supplying 13-inch tyres for one season a “waste of time and money”

The FIA is currently seeking tenders for tyre supply to the Formula One World Championship between 2020 and 2023. As expected, talk in motorsport circles has returned to the possibility of Michelin throwing its hat into the ring. The French tyre maker is open to the prospect of acting as sole tyre supplier, as requested by the FIA tender, provided that “a technical challenge was involved.” Yet other FIA conditions continue to place stumbling blocks in the way of a Michelin return.

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