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96 prototypes evaluated on last day of Pirelli’s 2017 F1 tyre testing

30th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Pirelli wrapped up its 2017 Formula 1 tyre testing. The final day out of a cumulative total of 24 brought together all three ‘mule’ cars from Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari on the Yas Marina circuit. These modified 2015 cars are designed to simulate new regulations that will come into effect next year and result in speeds increasing by five seconds per lap compared to last year.

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Hamilton victorious, Pirelli investigates Vettel tyre issue

Hamilton victorious, Pirelli investigates Vettel tyre issue

4th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was victorious in Austria, winning the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position using a two-stop strategy. Teammate Nico Rosberg collided with Hamilton as the Briton passed him on the final lap of an action-packed grand prix, having used the timing of his pit stop tyre strategy to boost his position, “undercutting” a number of drivers including his team mate (who started from pole) to lead the race. Following contact with Hamilton, Rosberg’s car sustained front wing damage, leading to his fourth place finish. More worryingly for tyre supplier Pirelli was the blowout that ended Sebastian Vettel’s grand prix, the causes of which the manufacturer said it was investigating with the constructor, Ferrari.

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Pirelli reveals F1 drivers’ tyre choices for Silverstone

Pirelli reveals F1 drivers’ tyre choices for Silverstone

29th June 2016 | 0 Comments

England's out of Euro 2016 and soon to be out of the European Union as well, but at least it has the British Grand Prix to look forward to. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place on 24 to 26 June, will now be held between 8 and 10 July. Pirelli has released an infographic showing each driver’s tyre choices for the round at Silverstone.

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3 softest Pirelli P Zero F1 compounds available for Monaco

3 softest Pirelli P Zero F1 compounds available for Monaco

24th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has announced its compound allocations for Formula One’s visit to Monaco. The chosen tyres include a debut for the P Zero Purple ultrasoft. The sixth round of the 2016 F1 season will be held on 26-29 May on the street circuit in Montecarlo.

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Not involved in F1 tyre allocation – Pirelli addresses Singapore GP theories

Not involved in F1 tyre allocation – Pirelli addresses Singapore GP theories

25th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Although the name Mercedes isn’t mentioned even once, there’s no mistaking that a statement issued by Pirelli yesterday aims to finally put an end to the conspiracy theories circulating since last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

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