Tag Archive: Pirelli

Feb 23

Pirelli Barcelona test

Pirelli To Be Title Sponsor Of The Grands Prix In Spain, Hungary And Belgium This Year

Pirelli Pirelli Takes To The Track With More Than 3500 Tyres At Pre-Season Testing In Barcelona: The Debut For This Year’s New Wider Tyres On The All-New 2017 Cars.  Wet Testing Will Take Place On Thursday March 2 Using An Artificially-Dampened Track, To Focus On The Cinturato Intermediate And Full Wet Tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Auto GP: Even in 2017 with BOSS GP

Seven are the events planned, on the most prestigious European circuits

Auto GP logo Auto GP in 2017 also will participate in the International Series BOSS GP, in the category Formula.

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Feb 14

Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin

The Doors Are Opened To Pirelli’s High Tech Settimo Torinese Facility

2017-02-14 - Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin ”We arrived in Paris first, only changing two wheels”, went a telegram sent from the French capital in August 1907 by Prince Scipione Borghese, who won the Peking to Paris race at the wheel of a Pirelli-equipped Itala with a huge advantage over his rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Vettel suffers spill in Pirelli wet tyre test

Vettel was unhurt in the collision with the barrier but it isn’t yet clear how this will impact the additional days of test
Vettel suffers spill in Pirelli wet tyre testSebastian Vettel has suffered an off on his first day of Pirelli’s extra wet tyre tests at Fiorano but the crash was played down by both Ferrari and Pirelli officials.
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Feb 07

ERC Junior remains Opel’s number one choice for developing rally talents

Huttunen steps up to FIA ERC Junior following national-level success

ERC Junior remains Opel's number one choice for developing rally talents The importance of the role performed by the FIA ERC Junior Championship in developing future champions has been underlined by confirmation that Opel Motorsport will contest the series for a fourth season running in 2017, entering a three-car line-up of rallying talents in the new ERC Junior Under 27 division for drivers in R2 cars on Pirelli tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Leading manufacturers and drivers head to Australia for Bathurst 12 Hours, supplied by Pirelli

This year’s race marks the first in a three-year agreement for Pirelli to supply all competitors

Some of the cars and stars that will compete at Bathurst, all on Pirelli tyres A star-studded driver line-up and some of the world’s leading supercar manufacturers will race exclusively on Pirelli tyres at the prestigious Bathurst 12 Hours in Australia this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Hembery: Silverstone true test of new F1 cars

F1 pre-season testing gets underway at Circuit de Catalunya on the 27th February
2016-07-10-Sunday-0066Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery has pointed to Silverstone as the optimum test of the changes both F1 and Pirelli faces in 2017 with the technical regulation changes plus new wider and fatter tyres.

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Jan 17

Lewis Hamilton and many more stars of Formula One unite to support charity work ahead of Barcelona test

CharityStars.com, in conjunction with Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to F1, are delighted to be handling the on-line pre-bidding of the auction

WellChildFormula One is the pinnacle of motor sport – and many F1 luminaries are combining to create an unprecedented auction of personal racing items to raise money for children in need of special care.

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Jan 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Grands Prix of Bahrain and Russia

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

Pirelli Pirelli announces the following compounds for the third and fourth rounds of the 2017 Formula 1 season Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Grands Prix Of Australia and China

New materials and a completely fresh design philosophy define the new-generation range of tyres

Pirelli With the 2016 championship just over, Pirelli is already thinking to the coming F1 season. As the tyre nomination for long-haul events has to be made 15 weeks in advance, whereas for European races the deadline is nine weeks in advance, Pirelli announces the following three compounds for the first and second rounds of the 2017 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

GP3 Champion conducts development test

Charles Leclerc at the wheel of development car

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) portrait Following the conclusion of the GP3 season and post-season testing, newly crowned GP3 Series Champion Charles Leclerc continued his hard work, this time undertaking an important role in the development of the GP3 car for the upcoming 2017 season.

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Dec 13

Alonso urges F1 wet race rethink over spray

“What we need to learn from races in Brazil, is that we need better visibility if we can”
Alonso urges F1 wet race rethink over sprayFernando Alonso has encouraged F1 bosses to come up with revisions for wet races in the aftermath of the Brazilian Grand Prix and feels lessons can be learnt from GT racing.
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Dec 12

All the numbers from Pirelli’s 2016 Formula One Season

Biggest calendar ever featured in the sport

2016-12-12 - All the numbers from Pirelli's 2016 Formula One Season 5 “This has been an incredible season both on and off the track: here are a few facts and figures as a souvenir of a year that will go down in history.” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Pirelli continues to supply new-look GT4 European Series exclusively, now including FFSA French GT Championship

Pirelli will return to the FFSA French GT Championship next year, as part of the new-look GT4 European Series, promoted by SRO Motorsports Group

The French series is part of an overall structure of regional GT racing throughout Europe, which forms the GT4 European Series. The GT4 European Series– which is split into the Northern Cup and Southern Cup, as well as an overall title – is organised and promoted by SRO, which is also behind the headlining Blancpain GT Series, where Pirelli has a long-term tyre supply agreement.

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Dec 08

CTCC unveils new partnership with Pirelli

CTCC is very excited to announce a three-year partnership with Pirelli Tire Canada

John Bondar, President of CTCC with This new association will see Pirelli becoming the official tire and presenting partner of CTCC.  This announcement caps off an incredible year for CTCC as we saw sustained growth in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Raikkonen blames ‘small issues’ for Ferrari frustrations

Kimi Raikkonen feels Ferrari generally performed well in 2016 but were let down too frequently by small issues which built up over the season

2016-10-22_71170 The Finnish driver ended a difficult campaign for Ferrari sixth overall in the drivers’ world championship, slipping from last year’s fourth, while the Italian squad fell behind Red Bull in the world constructors’ pecking order.
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Nov 28

FRP at the SuperNats

It was the 20th annual edition of the SuperNats

FRP at the SuperNats Formula Race Promotions (FRP) officials, teams and drivers recently descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals (SuperNats), an annual world-famous karting race.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 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 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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