Tag Archive: Pirelli

Mar 04

Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for first four Grands Prix of 2015 season

2015-03-04 - PirelliIn Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds: well-suited to the varied demands and wide range of potential weather conditions experienced at the semi-permanent Albert Park facility in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Great start to the year for Audi in Australian GT

Rnd#1 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

Australian GT - LRMawer 31 AGT Clipsal 500 The Audi Sport Customer Racing team turned up in force in Adelaide for the opening round of the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, with six cars – four Audi R8 GT3 ultras, and two Trophy Class specification Audi R8 LMS GT3s – in which to do battle for outright and Trophy Class honours. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Australian GT; Tough but rewarding weekend for the Interlloy Camaro in Adelaide

Rnd#1 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

LRMcMillan 1 Camaro AGT CLipsal 500 With the brand new Interlloy Chevrolet Camaro GT3 arriving in the country just days out from the opening round of the 2015 Australian GT season, the Melbourne-based M-Motorsport team knew they were up against it heading to Adelaide, but whilst the results might not have been everything they were looking for, there were few people that left the Clipsal 500 event unaware of the big American inspired GT3 racer.

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Feb 25

Australian GT; Tomas Enge relishing chance to race on Adelaide streets

Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_016_JS_mod_resize During this weekend’s opening round of the Australian GT Championship, a former Formula One driver will make his debut on a circuit that until now, he has only previously seen during television broadcasts of the Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Pirelli’s review of the Australian Round

WSBK – Phillip Island

WSBK - Phillip Island Pirelli, the Official Tyre Supplier of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, informs of the tyre selection available and the choices made by riders for the two races of the Swann Insurance Australian Round. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli: 2-time Australian GT Champion moves to Audi

Griffith Corporation Audi R8 LMS GT3

Mark Griffith Audi Mockup v7 After claiming back-to-back Australian GT, GT Sports championship trophies in 2014, popular Queensland competitor Mark Griffith pronounced himself ready to ‘step up’ to the more outright categories in 2015, with the revelation that he’d taken delivery of a former front-running GT3 Ferrari 430 in which to go after the Challenge class title this season, but a chance opportunity at the final round of the 2014 season in New Zealand, made a big impact on that decision.. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Australian GT regulars prepare for Clipsal with valuable miles at Bathurst

2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour logo The Australian GT season-opening Clipsal 500 event on the streets of Adelaide might still be three weeks away, but a large percentage of the 34-car field that’s entered for the first event of the year are at Mount Panorama this weekend for the annual Bathurst 12-Hour. 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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Feb 02

Pirelli prepared for the biggest ever Bathurst 12-Hour

Pirelli will certainly be one of the big stories of the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour

Trofeo Motorsport logo The 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour promises to be the best on record, with a full field of cars, international factory teams taking on the best from Australia, and a new tyre from Pirelli that is set to smash the outright lap record.

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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 22

M-Motorsport reveal three car team for Australian GT

In 2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

M-Motorsport Camaro GT3 SS med Just recently M-Motorsport team leader Justin McMillan revealed that he would be moving from the Lamborghini Gallardo that took him to fourth place in the 2014 Australian GT Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Former F1 driver the latest signing to Australian GT

M-Motorsport/Interlloy Chevrolet Camaro GT3 2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

AGT_M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_SS_med2 Former Formula One (Prost Grand Prix) driver and international GT star Tomas Enge is the latest high profile signing to the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, the Czechoslovakian driver joining the M-Motorsport/Interlloy team alongside team owner Justin McMillan in a very different looking operation for the 2015 season.

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Jan 16

Former champions join Pirelli for Bathurst 12-Hour assault

2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour

Trofeo_Pirelli_B12H_150115_med 2013 Bathurst 12-Hour champions Erebus Motorsport have become the latest high-profile signing to join the ranks of Pirelli teams making an assault on the 2015 running of the popular event, giving the Italian tyre manufacturer and Australian motorsport distributor Trofeo Motorsport the bulk of the field heading into the season opening enduro in early February [6-8].

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Jan 16

Circuit of The Americas™ to host season-opener of Pirelli World Challenge March 6-8

Tickets for North American race car series’ on sale now.
Circuit of The Americas logo Three-day passes start at $59; single-day tickets start at $19; and fans under 15 are free!  Circuit of The Americas (COTA) welcomes the season-opener of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC), set for March 6-8. The Austin event, the first stop on the series’ 2015 calendar, will feature three days of nonstop exhilaration and incredible up-close access. 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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Nov 28

Pierre Gasly still on top

Frenchman quickest in Day 2 of GP2 testing at Yas Marina
GP2 - Pierre Gasly (DAMS) The second day of post season testing at Yas Marina Circuit saw a slightly different entry list than the previous day: first, Norman Nato moved to RT RUSSIAN TIME whilst 2014 GP3 Series Champion Alex Lynn had his first taste of GP2 at the wheel of the Carlin car.

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 23

Coletti soars to GP2 victory in season closer

Vandoorne claims vice champion position
GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Racing Engineering Stefano Coletti stormed off the front row to lead from lights to flag for a dominant win in the final race of the 2014 season, easily holding off newly signed Sauber driver Felipe Nasr and top rookie Arthur Pic, while behind them McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne did enough to deny Nasr the vice champion position.

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