Tag Archive: Paul Hembery

Dec 14

All the numbers from Pirelli’s 2015 Formula One season

This was an evolutionary year

“As we enter our sixth season of Formula One in 2016, we’re publishing our traditional end-of-year statistics, which tell the story of our 2015 programme in numbers.” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Pirelli’s Hembery touts three continental series in F1

“The market people all say the same thing, which is that the biggest problem in F1 is with the timings” – Hembery

Pirelli's Hembery touts three continental series in F1Pirelli’s Paul Hembery is set to give Bernie Ecclestone a plan to add new life to the sport with three continental series inside one F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Pirelli could use decade-old car for 2017 tyre testing

Pirelli is currently determining how it can accurately track test its 2017 tyres, suggesting it could use a car upwards of 10 years old

Pirelli could use decade-old car for 2017 tyre testingPirelli could resort to using an F1 car that is upwards of 10 years old next year in an effort to conduct its tyre tests ahead of a change in the regulations for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

F1 United States Grand Prix: F1 set for more aggressive tyres from 2017

The drivers have to be involved in the testing and we need a strong understanding of what is being done

F1 set for more aggressive tyres from 2017Pirelli says it is likely to return to two and three stop strategies from 2017 now it has been granted a in-season testing next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Tyres can make F1 3secs faster in 2017 – Pirelli

Formula 1’s plan to make cars five seconds quicker per lap in 2017

Tyres can make F1 3secs faster in 2017 – PirelliNew specification Pirelli tyres could contribute as much as 3secs per lap to F1’s desire to have F1 cars lapping five seconds faster in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

2015 Belgian Grand Prix

This issue is consistent with an external cut into the tyre structure

PirelliPirelli confirms no structural integrity issue following a full investigation on Nico Rosberg’s right-rear deflation in free practice.

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May 23

Pirelli open to future concepts with 18-inch demonstration

The new GP2 18-inch tyre was designed as a showcase for Pirelli’s technology

Pirelli open to future concepts with 18-inch demonstration Pirelli has taken to the track with a race-ready 18-inch GP2 tyre fitted to the Series development car, driven for two demonstration laps by former grand prix ace Martin Brundle. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix race report (+results, +standings)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 14

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix qualifying report

Australian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 13

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report (+video)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

Mar 12

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix Preview (updated)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne.

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Mar 11

Esteban Ocon joins forces with ART Grand Prix

French rookie completes the squad

Esteban Ocon joins forces with ART Grand Prix ART Grand Prix is thrilled to announce that they have secured the services of Esteban Ocon for their 2015 GP3 campaign. At just 18 years of age, the Frenchman, managed by Gravity Sport Management, already has a very impressive resume, including taking part in a Formula One race weekend with the LotusF1 team at Abu Dubai in 2014.

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Mar 01

Pre-season test three: Barcelona, Spain, February 26-March 1, 2015

The teams were able to test the entire range of 2015 P Zero tyres in Barcelona

 

2015-02-28 - Pirelli 0048“Barcelona represented the final opportunity for the teams to assess the interaction between our latest tyres and the 2015 cars, which as we have all noted appear to be significantly quicker than last year’s cars.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Pre-season test one: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, February 1-4, 2015

Pirelli motorsport test report

2015-02-04 - PirelliThe four days at Jerez were quite a straightforward test, with all the teams present getting in a lot more running than they did at this time last year: which just goes to show the phenomenal rate at which this hybrid technology has developed. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Pirelli’s Paul Hembery to attend Bathurst 12-Hour

 Fresh from the opening Formula One test of the year, Pirelli’s Motorsport Director Paul Hembery will fly into Bathurst on Friday 

Trofeo Paul Hembery Already the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour has attracted huge overseas interest, with international teams, cars and drivers entered for this year’s event, but arguably one of the biggest names to appear in the paddock this time around, won’t be a competitor.

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Jan 29

Formula One and Pirelli: All the numbers from 2014

Last year we faced the biggest challenge that we had experienced since entering the sport

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

Jan 12

Pirelli to support Lynn’s GP2 graduation

Lynn will receive a 200,000 Euros career progression incentive from Pirelli as his prize for capturing the GP3 crown last season

Alex Lynn got a taste of GP2 machinery in Abu Dhabi at the end of last season GP3 champion Alex Lynn will step up to the GP2 Series in 2015 with significant support from Pirelli, official tyre supplier to the two Formula One feeder categories. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Formula One and Pirelli: How it changed from 2013 to 2014

Technology revolution

PirelliAfter three years of making tyres that feature deliberate degradation, in accordance with our brief, this year’s revolutionary new rules with turbocharging and increased torque prompted the need for more consistent and predictable tyres, leading to the same average number of pit stops per race (2 or 3).

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Oct 20

Teams should make own tyre compound choice – Force India

Force India has a radical suggestion about how F1 should proceed in the sport’s Pirelli-tyred era.

2014-06-07_0789 Earlier in the Italian supplier’s F1 tenure, Pirelli was famed – and often heavily criticised – for spicing up the race action with its aggressive tyre compounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Massa slams Pirelli’s tyre choice for Brazil

Felipe Massa has criticised Pirelli’s tyre choice selection for the forthcoming Brazilian grand prix, saying it may even be “dangerous”.

2014-06-05_0047 Last year’s dominant topic, when drivers regularly complained about the quality and high degradation of Pirelli’s tyres, now seems a distant memory. Read the rest of this entry »

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