Tyres Advice

Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 29th February 2024

Tyres are arguably the most important component of a car. They are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyres. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple in our tyre buying guide.  When should you replace your tyres? It’s important... Read More

How often should you change your spare tyre

Thursday 24th August 2023

Every vehicle owner should have a spare tyre, even if you don’t end up using it. It can mean the difference between making it home or to the garage and being stranded with a flat tyre or blowout. It’s important to keep an eye on the condition of your spare tyre as there’s nothing worse than going to... Read More

Tips on how to improve your tyre life

Thursday 20th July 2023

How to improve tyre life  Nobody wants to be told that their tyres are in need of replacing. And often, it comes at the most financially inconvenient time. So, what can we do to prevent such surprises? Find out our top ways to improve your tyre life and extend the replacement process today.  Tips... Read More

Why do tyres burst in the summer?

Thursday 20th July 2023

What is a burst tyre?  A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses air pressure, which occurs when the structural integrity of the tyre is compromised. This then means the tyre is unable to preserve all the air inside, causing it to rupture or burst.  A blowout can be dangerous, especiall... Read More

A guide to tyre brands

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Looking to choose the next set of tyres for your car? It can be difficult to decide which is the best tyre brand for you. Here at Formula One Autocentres we fit over half a million tyres per year, so it’s safe to say we’re experts in all things tyres. In this guide, we’ll explore the top tyre brands... Read More

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  • Great service as always, just need to remember to book my MOT as far in advance as possible as it's rather busy these days

    - matthew, Reading - Mar 30, 2024
  • Brilliant service, very helpful and friendly. I always use this garage.

    - Sharon, Kettering - Mar 3, 2024
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    - M., Leicester - Feb 26, 2024
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