Tag Archive: Mario Isola

Jan 15

Pirelli increases its presence at the Autosport International Show

All roads lead to Birmingham

PIRELLIPirelli’s presence at the Autosport International Show, which is now in its 28th year, featured the largest stand that the Italian company has ever displayed, and several exhibits that showcased the sheer variety of Pirelli’s hundreds of motorsport programmes worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Ferrari “not joking” with F1 quit threats – Isola

“There is no interest for Formula 1 to lose Ferrari and there is no interest for Ferrari to lose Formula 1”

2017-06-11_0804Pirelli chief Mario Isola has warned Ferrari’s recent comments about leaving Formula 1 “are not joke claims” and feels it would be a damaging situation for all parties if the Italian team exited the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Pirelli: Williams put too much pressure on Kubica tyre tes

“I believe the expectations were too high but I don’t think he did a bad job or unable to understand the tyre”

Abu Dhabi GP,  - Robert Kubica, Williams,Pirelli’s Sporting Director Mario Isola feels Williams haven’t given Robert Kubica a fair opportunity of F1 track time to prove he’s capable of a comeback in 2018 if the Polish driver is overlooked as Felipe Massa’s replacement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Formula 1 and Pirelli: All the numbers from 2017 season

Our 2017 tyres achieved all the targets established at the beginning of the season

PirelliFrom a record-breaking season, we have collected some record-breaking numbers. Formula 1 introduced some radical new technical regulations this year, which resulted in the fastest cars ever seen in the history of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

Pirelli’s Rainbow to light up Formula 1 in 2018

Pink Hypersoft And Orange Superhard Join The Line-Up – P Zero Hard Compound Turns Ice Blue

2017-11-23 - Pirelli’s Rainbow to light up Formula 1 in 2018Pirelli launches its new range of 2018 Formula 1 tyres in Abu Dhabi, which adds two extra compounds and colours next year, as well as fresh constructions, compounds and working ranges across the renewed family.

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Apr 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

GP2 makes Baku debut with medium and supersoft P Zero tyres

This is just one of two stand-alone GP2 races this year, when the series races on its own without GP3

Pirelli - Red supersoft and White medium tyres will be used in Baku The GP2 Series races in Baku for the first time this weekend, with Pirelli supplying the P Zero White medium and P Zero Red supersoft compounds for the brand new street circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

A new season for GP2 and a new car, with new tyres, for GP3

Spain GP2 and GP3 preview 2016

Pirelli The new GP2 and GP3 seasons both get underway at Barcelona with a host of young drivers hoping for a successful campaign that will take them a large step closer to competing in Formula One.

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Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

Pirelli renews contracts in Italian Formula 4 and GT championships

One of the key focuses for Pirelli is the domestic market

Pirelli Italian tyre firm Pirelli, the sole supplier to Formula One, has reaffirmed its links with motorsport at every level by renewing its exclusive contract with the national Formula 4 and GT championships in Italy.

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Apr 09

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation that knows no frontiers

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation beyond all limits

2015-04-09 - Dallara and Pirelli, simulation beyond all limits The driver in Indianapolis, engineers in Italy and the track in Bahrain. At a recent GP2 test with experimental 18-inch GP2 tyres, two of Italy’s most pioneering companies joined forces to push the limits of current simulation technology Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Fabio Leimer tests with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Fabio Leimer Q&A : Test with Pirelli and Lotus F1 Team

Swiss driver Fabio Leimer, the winner of the GP2 Series last year, tested a 2012 Lotus F1 Team car as part of his prize for winning the championship from Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

GP2 winner to test Formula One car with Lotus F1 Team and Pirelli

The test has been made possible by Pirelli

Pirelli As part of his prize for winning last year’s GP2 Series, exclusively supplied by Pirelli, Swiss driver Fabio Leimer will test a 2012 Lotus Formula One car at Paul Ricard in the south of France on Tuesday 27 May. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Spain GP2 and GP3 Preview: Barcelona, 9-11 May 2014

GP3 gets underway with new P Zero tyre in Spain

PirelliThe 2014 GP3 Series gets underway in Barcelona this weekend, with all 27 young drivers using the 2014-specification P Zero hard compound at the demanding Montmelo circuit, in a new size for the front of the car.

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Apr 06

GP2: Palmer sprints to Sakhir victory (updated)

Briton wins to grab early title lead
GP2 - DAMS - Jolyon Palmer Jolyon Palmer has topped a dominant weekend in Bahrain with victory in this morning’s sprint race: the win, along with pole position, a podium and fastest lap yesterday allowed the Briton to head home with the lead in the 2014 GP2 Series championship after standing on the top step between Simon Trummer and Julian Leal. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jun 14

2013 GP3 Series Round 2 Preview – Valencia, Spain

The season got underway in Barcelon a last month

GP3 - PreviewValenciaGP3 swings back into action this weekend at the 4.005km Circuit RicardoTormo in Valencia for Round 2 of the 2013 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 29

GP3 tweaks tyre compounds for rest of 2013 season

It has been decided to readjust the tyre compounds for the upcoming rounds

GP3 - Pirelli tyresThe 2013 GP3 Series season opened this month in Barcelona and introduced the Series’ second generation car. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Pirelli continues to spply Formula One feeder series in 2013

GP2 and GP3 preview: Barcelona 10-12 May 2013

As well as being round three of the GP2 Series, Barcelona marks the start of the European grand prix season and the opening round of this year’s GP3 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

2013 GP2 Series Round 1 preview

Kuala Lumpur

GP2 - Class 2013The ninth season of the GP2 Series™ – which is made of eleven rounds this year – kicks off this weekend in Malaysia at the 5.543km long Sepang International Circuit.

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Feb 22

Pirelli plays down ‘extreme’ wear of 2013 tyres

The alarm in the paddock about Pirelli’s 2013 tyres is growing louder with every day.

Pirelli2013-02-13 - Pirelli - Full Pirelli 2013 Formula One Tyre RangeThe latest shock is the performance of the new ‘supersoft’ tyre, which – to the circus’ collective surprise – will be supplied to teams in Melbourne next month. Williams’ Pastor Maldonado tried the compound in Barcelona on Thursday, and – according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport – it proved not only unpredictable and heavily-degrading, but also slower than the harder ‘soft’ variant. Read the rest of this entry »

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