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2012 Pirelli Formula One Statistics

by Team ZigWheels Photos: DPPI Posted on November 26, 2012 17:05 IST 793 Views

Pirelli reviews the entire season and draws up some statistics of the tyres and action throughout the season

Pirelli F1 tyres 2012




Total number of tyres provided for the season: Race tyres: 31,800 of which 22,500 dry tyres and 9,300 wet tyres plus an additional 6,600 for the tests (not including development tyres)

Of which (for race tyres only): supersoft: 6 % / soft: 25 %  / medium: 21 %  / hard: 17 %  / intermediate: 18 % /  wet: 11 % / 2 % development tyres

Total numbers of tyres used: Dry tyres: 21,400; wet tyres: 2,100

Number of tyres recycled during 2012: All, i.e. 31,800 race tyres plus 6,600 test tyres

Average life span of a dry compound this season: 180 km

Average life span of a wet compound this season: 140 km



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Tracks, Races and Tests

Longest continuous energy input into a tyre: India (turn 10-11)

Longest race of the year: Malaysia in 2hrs 44min 51.812s

Shortest race of the year: Great Britain in 1 hr 25min 11.288s

Most laps run on Pirelli tyres: Hard – Kobayashi (798); Medium – Senna (869); Soft – Ricciardo (1,012); Supersoft – Raikkonen (237); Intermediate – Alonso (145); Wet – Kobayashi (104)

Highest top speed reached by a P Zero F1 tyre: 248.241 kph (Hamilton / Italy Qualifying)

Slowest top speed reached by a P Zero F1 tyre: 161.828 kph (Schumacher / Monaco Qualifying)

Most fastest laps in 2011: Sebastian Vettel (5 in race / 6 in qualifying)

Distance covered by Pirelli’s Renault R30 test car in 2012:  7,012 kms

Number of different test tracks visited by Pirelli staff this year (incl. private tests): 9


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