Does Bridgestone make F1 tires?
The Bridgestone F1 Tyres are world-class racing track tires custom-designed and made for the Formula One racing series.
How expensive is an F1 tire?
But typically, an F1 Tyre costs about $2700 per set. So, because an F1 team needs 13 sets per Gran Prix, the total cost of tyres per race per driver is $35,100. However, the teams do not pay for the total cost of the tires; they only pay a flat fee for the season.
What is the difference between soft medium and hard tires in F1?
A harder compound lasts longer, but doesn’t provide the best performance. Soft tyres – These represent the fastest rubber, but are likely to wear out before the harder compounds do. Medium tyres – This is the compromise compound. It’s usually slower than the softs but faster than hards.