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      09-13-2010, 09:16 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by ptack View Post
It's still true for normal cars that more tire sidewall is less mass, but I agree that it's probably no longer the case at this level. There are a few wheel makers offering expensive CF wheels for those willing to pay so I can imagine that it will only be a matter of time before you see something similar in F1 - as soon as they prove to be reliable.
CF wheels are banned. Most cars currently are using a Magnesium alloy in their wheels.

Magnesium is as light as alum wheels but as strong as steel.