Formula 1 Changes To Include Tyre Choices

FORMULA 1 is set to reintroduce mid-race refuelling as part of a package of changes. Hoping to make the cars faster and more dramatic from 2017.

Following a recent meeting of F1’s Strategy Group, the FIA revealed that the sport’s leading powerbrokers have voted in favour of a number of rule changes for the 2017 Season.  It is an attempt to increase the sport’s ‘wow’ factor. These proposals have to be ratified by the F1 Commission and World Motor  Sports Council.

The New Plans in Summary 2016 Free choice of the two dry tyre compounds (out of four) that each team can use during the race weekend.   2017 Faster cars: A 5 to 6 seconds drop in lap times through aerodynamic rules evolution, wider tyres and reduction of car weight. The reintroduction of refuelling (maintaining a maximum race fuel allowance). Higher revving engines and increased noise. More aggressive looks and car features.   Up for further consideration A global reflection on race weekend format. Measures to make starts only activated by the driver without any outside assistance.

Tyreland has 7 Tyre Depots located around Dublin City and Meath and offers the most competitive deals on cheap tyres in Dublin. Our industry experts are always available for advice and love to help people out. Contact us today on 01 860 20 20 or submit an online inquiry here.

Brands In Stock


Find a Branch



Tell Us What You Need

Sunday Opening Hours

While the phone calls may not be answered, our Swords depot will open this Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

You will find us here:

Unit B2 Metropoint Business Park, Kettles Lane, Swords, Dublin, K67W5D4