Tag Archive: Pirelli

Jan 25

Pirelli: 2017 F1 tyres were conservative for a reason

“Last year’s tyres in my opinion were working quite well with the target to develop tyres that are less conservative”

2017-06-09_0010Pirelli motorsport chief Mario Isola says its reasons behind producing conservative tyre compounds in 2017 was based on minimising risk during the regulations overhaul seen in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Leclerc: 2018 Ferrari engine big boost for Alfa Romeo Sauber

“I have already worked with some of the Ferrari engineers in the past”

F1: Leclerc: 2018 Ferrari engine big boost for Alfa Romeo SauberFormula 1 rookie Charles Leclerc says Alfa Romeo Sauber will be able to attack the 2018 season thanks to its return to up-to-date Ferrari engines having struggled throughout last year with a year-old power unit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Williams Martini Racing confirms Sergey Sirotkin to join Lance Stroll in 2018

Williams Martini Racing announces Robert Kubica as 2018 Reserve and Development Driver

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is delighted to announce that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Lance Stroll in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Robert Kubica as its Reserve and Development Driver for the 2018 Formula One season.

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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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Jan 08

Pirelli returns to the Autosport International Show

Visitors to the Pirelli stand will also have the chance to take part in an F1 pit stop challenge

2017-06-09_0010Pirelli will once again have a significant presence at the Autosport International Show this week, which kicks off the 2018 motorsport season at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from January 11-14. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2018 Grands Prix in Australia, Bahrain and China

13 sets in total per weekend

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Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne, March 23-25), Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir, April 6-8), and Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai, April 13-15). 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 29

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 2

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 2 test report

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

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Nov 28

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Nov 26

F2: Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint win (updated)

Champion barges into lead on last lap of last race of 2017

Leclerc ends on top with Abu Dhabi sprint winCharles Leclerc topped off his championship run with victory in the final race of the 2017 Formula 2 Championship this afternoon for the sprint race at the Yas Marina Circuit, slicing through his rivals all race long before mugging race leader Alexander Albon last time through on the long straight and running all the way to the flag ahead of Albon and Nicholas Latifi.

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Nov 26

Rising star Norris back in Mclaren for Formula One Tyre Test

British teen takes chequered flag in ninth from back of grid on F2 début weekend

Lando Norris British teen takes chequered flag in ninth from back of gridLando Norris has been given the opportunity to drive a current McLaren Honda MCL32 at a Pirelli tyre test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (29 Nov).

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Nov 25

F2: Rowland builds Abu Dhabi feature win

Briton constructs a victory to close on Vice Champion status

Rowland builds Abu Dhabi feature winOliver Rowland build his third win of the season in a very technical FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this evening at the Yas Marina Circuit, putting the various pieces together better than any of his rivals to run home 6.6s ahead of championship rival and poleman Artem Markelov and Antonio Fuoco, who passed teammate Charles Leclerc on the line as the chequered flag fell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Nov 24

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Nov 24

F2: Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi pole

Russian shines in evening qualifying session

Markelov flies to Abu Dhabi poleArtem Markelov finally claimed his maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship pole at the last round of the 2017 season at the Yas Marina Circuit, making good on the potential he has shown over much of the year to dominate this evening’s qualifying session, stopping the clocks on 1:47.181 to grab the top spot by two tenths from Nyck De Vries and Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

F2: Albon leads the way in Abu Dhabi

Thai driver tops free practice at Yas Marina

Albon leads the way in Abu DhabiAlexander Albon has claimed the early honours with a strong lap halfway through this morning’s free practice session for the final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship at the Yas Marina Circuit, taking advantage of an almost clear track to stop the clock at 1:48.974 to grab the top spot by over a tenth from Norman Nato and Nyck De Vries.

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Nov 23

F2: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab Emirates preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Championship round 11 preview

2017 Round 11 preview: Yas Marina Circuit, United Arab EmiratesThe final round of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship will be held this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, rejoining the F1 paddock for the glamourous finale of their 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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