Tag Archive: Pirelli

Jan 28

Pirelli: Delighted to host a meeting of f1’s key stakeholders

This is an essential step towards the joint development of tyres for 2017

2015-10-24_39668 A meeting will be held at Pirelli’s Milan headquarters next week in which key Formula One stakeholders will take part. The meeting will be to discuss target tyre performance guidelines in the light of the 2017 regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Ecclestone sides with drivers over ‘flat out tyres’ push

Bernie Ecclestone says he will back driver requests for tyres they can race ‘flat out’ on, but says they must work with Pirelli to do so

Ecclestone sides with drivers over ‘flat out tyres' pushBernie Ecclestone says he is willing to stand by requests from drivers to introduce tyres that allow them to push throughout a race, but says they must meet halfway with Pirelli regarding testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Vettel shares Marchionne’s will to win with Ferrari

Vettel is upbeat for the season ahead

Vettel shares Marchionne's will to win with FerrariAfter reacting to Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne’s comments that he expects his team to win the F1 season opener Sebastian Vettel wants a pragmatic approach. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Pirelli completes the first test of the season at Paul Ricard to develop the 2016-specification full wet tyre

2300 Kilometres covered by Ferrari, Red Bull and Mclaren

2016-01-26 - Pirelli Pirelli’s two-day wet tyre test, held at the state-of-the-art Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France, concluded today at 4pm – with the specific aim of developing the latest generation of full wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Drivers pushing for ‘maximum’ speed Pirelli tyres

“If we get sticky tyres, we will have happy drivers, and happy drivers means authentic and honest performance…”

2015-06-03_14672 Formula 1 drivers have prepared a proposal that it hopes will prompt Pirelli could produce tyres capable of being driven ‘to the maximum’ rather than follow the high degradation blueprint favoured by FOM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Raikkonen, Ricciardo and Vandoorne kick off Ricard test

Kimi Raikkonen, Daniel Ricciardo and Stoffel Vandoorne are on testing duties for Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren at Paul Ricard

2015-06-07_1637 Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren are firing up for the first time in 2016 as they kick off a two-day wet weather tyre test for Pirelli at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Russian Grand Prix

The teams are free to choose the remaining sets; making up 13 sets in total for the weekend

PirelliPirelli will bring the following three compounds to the fourth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Russia (April 28-May 1). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

ERC Junior season three takes shape

The ERC Junior Championship for Pirelli-equipped R2 cars and drivers born on or after 1 January 1989

ERC Junior season three takes shapeThe FIA ERC Junior Championship line-up for 2016 is beginning to take shape with young talents Emīls Blūms, Łukasz Pieniąźek and Steve Røkland set to contest the season-opener in Latvia from 5-7 February.

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Dec 17

Pirelli becomes official supplier of FIA ERC Junior Championship

FIA European Rally Championship promoter Eurosport Events has joined forces with Pirelli to equip the next generation of driving talent

Pirelli becomes official supplier of FIA ERC Junior ChampionshipUnder a two-year agreement starting in 2016, Italian firm Pirelli will become the exclusive tyre supplier to the FIA ERC Junior Championship for young drivers embarking on a career in international rallying. Read the rest of this entry »

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 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and compulsory sets for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix

Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the opening round of the 2016 Formula One season in Australia

PirelliFollowing on from the 2016 regulations, each driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. 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 »

Dec 03

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 power

FIA President Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone are to be given fresh powers to govern the future direction of Formula 1

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 powerThe WMSC announces it is giving Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone a mandate to wield more power in the ‘decisions regarding pressing issues in F1’. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

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

Nov 29

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Nov 29

GP2 Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage

Large accident on first lap brought race to an early close

GP2 - Sprint race cancelled due to barrier damage This afternoon’s sprint race at Yas Marina was cancelled due to substantial damage caused to the barriers after an accident on the first lap of the race. With the red flag shown on the first lap and the damage being unable to be repaired in time the event was closed, and no points will be awarded.
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Nov 28

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi qualifying report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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Nov 28

Vandoorne blazes to seventh GP2 victory

Belgian wins again in Abu Dhabi
GP2 - Raffaele Marciello, Stoffel Vandoorne, Mitch Evans Stoffel Vandoorne has handed his team the perfect leaving gift by closing out his championship winning season with victory in the final feature race tonight in Abu Dhabi. His seventh win of the year also claimed the record for most wins in a season, to his obvious delight as he celebrated on the podium alongside Raffaele Marciello and Mitch Evans.

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Nov 27

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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