Originally Posted by i_c_the_light
True, having rotors made of carbon does change the game a bit, but when you see how much grip the tyres alone give and how easy they can flatspot them, especially with the loads they are subjected to...then it does show that bigger isn't always better.
Formula 1 is so technologically removed from a street car that there really is no relevance to this discussion.
And FWIW, they are 13" wheels this year. They are talking about going up to 18" or 20" wheels next year and the teams aren't liking that much.