Tag Archive: Paul Hembery

Apr 11

Tyre-warmer ban for 2015 in doubt

The plan to ban tyre warmers in 2015 is currently in doubt.

2014-03-17 - Pirelli - Australia - Melbourne 02 This week at the Bahrain test, after Williams test driver Felipe Nasr tried an experimental Pirelli tyre, the Brazilian said it was “very difficult to get them up to temperature, even in the Bahrain heat”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Pirelli has denied it decided to ‘go conservative’ for 2014 after the tyre-exploding criticism of last season

Pirelli denies new approach to avoid criticism

2014-03-10 - Pirelli After 2013, when the quality and degradation of the tyres were regular paddock buzzwords, the Italian marque has had a low-profile start to F1′s new era with reportedly a better and more durable product. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Pirelli to sponsor two grands prix in 2014

Pirelli will become the naming sponsor of two grands prix in 2014.

2014-02-27 - Pirelli - Bahrain - Stickers 2 The Italian company has been F1′s often-controversial sole supplier of tyres since 2011, but this season will be the first time grands prix are actually named after Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Pirelli 2014 Official Formula One Test preview

Bahrain (27 February – 2 March, 2014)

2014-02-26 - Pirelli - Bahrain 01Final pre-season test gets underway in Bahrain:  30 sets of tyres per car Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Less Pirelli ‘marbles’ in 2014 – Hembery

Pirelli’s calamitous 2013 season appears to be firmly in the past.

2014-01-31 - Pirelli 06 After a sometimes explosive 2013 on inconsistent and heavily-degrading tyres, drivers have so far celebrated a better and more durable product supplied by Pirelli at the recent Jerez and Bahrain tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

2014 Official Formula One Test, Bahrain (19-22 February 2014)

More tyre work expected in warmer conditions of Bahrain

Pirelli The second four-day official test of the year takes place in Bahrain from Wednesday to Saturday this week: the same venue that will host the third and final pre-season test later this month.

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Feb 04

2014 tyres ‘a little better’ – Hamilton

“They’re more durable”

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Pirelli says it is too early to assess the performance of its new-for-2014 tyres, despite four days of running at Jerez last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Anticipation high at Jerez as opening test begins

Tyres are not expected to be the talking point over the coming weeks

Jerez Circuit Interest in this week’s opening test of the groundbreaking 2014 season is near-unprecedented. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

2014 Official Formula One Test, Jerez, 28-31 January Pirelli preview

Pirelli’s ‘winter’ Formula One tyres make their debut at the Jerez test 

2014-01-27 - Pirelli After a short winter break of just over two months, Formula One is back in action at Jerez in Spain this week, for the first of three four-day pre-season tests (with the following two tests scheduled for Bahrain, from 19-22 February and 27 February-2 March). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Pirelli will try to solve the problem of trackside ‘marbles’ ahead of the 2014 season

Pirelli vows to address ‘marbles’ problem

2013-06-09_1345That is the vow of the official supplier’s F1 chief Paul Hembery, amid complaints the heavily degrading tyres of the past few seasons left too much slippery debris alongside the racing line. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Formula One and Pirelli

All the numbers from 2011-2013

PirelliAs Paul Hembery, Pirelli’s motorsport director, explains: “Each year, we publish the numbers that tell the story of our Formula One season”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Moves afoot for December tyre test with 2013 cars

F1′s official supplier had been pushing for the Bahrain test

2013-09-21 - Pirelli  - 0006Moves are afoot to organise a Pirelli tyre test in December, ahead of the start of official 2014 testing in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Formula One teams Brazil Grand Prix race report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Interlagos. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Caterham first in line for 2014 car crash test

Caterham will be visited by the FIA officials at its UK headquarters next week

2013-06-09_1004Caterham is the first team in line to pass the FIA’s mandatory static crash test with its all-new 2014 chassis. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Formula One teams Brazil Grand Prix qualifying report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Interlagos. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Pirelli considers buying new F1 test car

Pirelli is considering buying a new F1 test car from one of the teams.

2013-09-20 - Pirelli  - 0005Already frustrated by the lack of testing opportunities, and the teams’ collective reluctance to help, F1′s official supplier became further dismayed in Brazil when wet weather affected its plans to try the 2014 tyres in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Formula One teams Brazil Grand Prix free practice report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Interlagos.

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Nov 22

Formula One teams Brazil Grand Prix preview

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Interlagos.

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Nov 17

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix race report

United States Grand Prix race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

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Nov 17

F1 must confirm Pirelli’s aggressive role – Hembery

“We just want to know what we should do”

2013-10-26 - Pirelli  - 0010Pirelli has warned it will take “a very conservative approach” to 2014 unless its mandate is clearly set out by formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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