Sirotkin and Renault test Pirelli’s 18-inch tyres

Date published: September 13 2019

Sirotkin and Renault test Pirelli's 18-inch tyres

Renault test driver Sergey Sirotkin put Pirelli’s 18-inch 2021 tyres through their paces at Paul Ricard on Thursday, covering 94 laps.

Come 2021 Pirelli will make the swap 13-inch to 18-inch tyres.

The French tyre manufacturer has already began the preparations for the change, testing the 2021 tyres at Paul Ricard.

Sirotkin covered 94 laps of the French circuit and will continue to put in the laps on Friday.

McLaren will take over from Renault in October before Mercedes test the 18-inch tyres later in the year.

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