Tag: Lamborghini

Lamborghini seals Blancpain GT honours on Pirelli tyres

Lamborghini seals Blancpain GT honours on Pirelli tyres

30th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Orange1 FFF Racing #563 Lamborghini won the final Blancpain Endurance Cup race of the season in Barcelona, helping the team to seal the overall and Endurance Cup titles with 185 points. The crew of Andrea Caldarelli, Marco Mapelli and Albert Costa, who replaced the unwell Dennis Lind, started third on the grid following qualifying, but eventually moved up to first spot to take the chequered flag.

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Six Pirelli tyres for Lamborghini Urus SUV

Six Pirelli tyres for Lamborghini Urus SUV

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

A month after Pirelli revealed it is making OE tyres to Lamborghini’s first SUV (the Urus) the tyre manufacturer is giving further detail of the six tyres it is supplying. For such an extreme car, which can go from 0-100km/h in 3.6 seconds and from 0-200km/h in 12.8 seconds, with a maximum speed of 305km/h, Pirelli could clearly not develop just a single tyre. Depending on the style and driving mode selected, Pirelli has provided Urus drivers with three families of product: P Zero for lovers of performance, P Zero Corsa for those seeking on-track adrenaline, and Scorpion for those who favour more adventurous driving, off-road as well.

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Pirelli OE on Lamborghini Urus

17th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Three different Pirelli tyre models will be supplied as original equipment for the new Lamborghini Urus. Purchasers of the 650hp SUV will be able to choose between the P Zero, P Zero Corsa and Scorpion ranges; Pirelli notes that the Scorpion is also available in winter, all-season and all-terrain versions. A total of six 21- to 23-inch tyre dimensions have been homologated for the Urus.

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Grasser Lamborghini wins Pirelli supported Blancpain GT titles after Mercedes win

2nd October 2017 | 0 Comments

The GRT Grasser Racing Team claimed Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and overall titles with a third-place finish in the final race at Barcelona with its Lamborghini Huracan GT3. The result gave Grasser’s Mirko Bortolotti, Christian Engelhart and Andrea Caldarelli the drivers’ Endurance title, while Bortolotti and Engelhart became the overall Blancpain GT Series drivers’ champions, which also considers results in the Sprint Cup.

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110 new homologations for Pirelli, including Frankfurt Motor Show UHP stars

22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has recorded what it describes as a record number of homologations in August 2017, with 110. These include the Scorpion Winter and Sottozero for winter conditions; P Zero and its racing counterpart P Zero Corsa for UHP fitments; and the Cinturato family, including the P7 All Season for cars of medium engine capacity.

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Bentley, Lamborghini vie for British GT glory with on Pirelli tyres

20th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The winners of this year’s British GT Championship titles in both the GT3 and GT4 classes will be decided in a two-hour race at Donington Park on Sunday, where all entrants will be equipped with Pirelli tyres. The track, which also hosts the World Superbike Championship, supplied by Pirelli, is only a 14-mile drive from the manufacturer’s Burton-upon-Trent facility, making it something of a home track.

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Dörr Motorsport and Giti Tire achieve unexpected 2nd in class at Nürburgring 24h

Dörr Motorsport and Giti Tire achieve unexpected 2nd in class at Nürburgring 24h

9th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire participated in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring partnership with Team Dörr, one of Germany’s most experienced motorsport companies, finishing second in the SP8 class and 40th overall. Its fastest lap time was 09:11.087 minutes. The team’s Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo gained pole position in its class after qualifying but had its winning chances snatched away with a broken drive shaft with two hours remaining. The relationship with Team Dörr dates back to January 2017.

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Pirelli P Zero DHD in Blancpain action at Monza

Pirelli P Zero DHD in Blancpain action at Monza

24th April 2017 | 0 Comments

GRT Grasser Racing Team has won the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Monza in its #63 Lamborghini Huracan GT3, using the Pirelli P Zero DHD tyre. The drivers making up the team were Christian Engelhart, Andrea Caldarelli and Mirko Bortolotti. In race two of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo, also run on 23 April, Antonelli Motorsport drivers Loris Spinelli and Mikael Grenier emerged victorious.

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Pirelli coloured tyres debut on Italian police cars

Pirelli coloured tyres debut on Italian police cars

5th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Pirelli’s new coloured edition tyres, which were launched at the Geneva Motor Show, have made their road-going debut with the Italian police force. Lamborghini has donated a new Huracan to Italy’s police, which like every Lamborghini is equipped with Pirelli tyres as original equipment. However, this is the first road-going example to use the new coloured edition tyres following their Geneva debut – and naturally, the colour that has been chosen is a specially-created police blue to match the Lamborghini’s distinctive police livery.

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Lamborghini sets new Nürburgring lap record on P Zero Trofeo R tyres

Lamborghini sets new Nürburgring lap record on P Zero Trofeo R tyres

3rd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Lamborghini has beaten the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record with its new Huracan Performante and specially-developed Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tyres. The time of 6m52.1s on broke the existing production car record.

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80 supercars line up at Salon Privé for Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition

80 supercars line up at Salon Privé for Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition

16th August 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has unveiled the line-up for this year’s Pirelli Prestige & Performance Competition. The event, held at Blenheim Palace on 3 September, includes some of the greatest supercars of the last forty years. Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, and Pagani will feature among 25 auto brands in eight different classes, while Lamborghini and Porsche have special celebration classes.

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Pirelli and Lamborghini launch clothing collection

Pirelli and Lamborghini launch clothing collection

23rd September 2015 | 0 Comments

In 1963, Ferruccio Lamborghini turned to Pirelli to supply the tyres for the 350 GTV, the first sports car produced by his brand-new company. This was the start of a more than half-century partnership that has seen Pirelli tyres fitted as original equipment on a host of Lamborghini creations, including the Miura, Countach, Diablo, Gallardo and the Aventador. Now Pirelli and Lamborghini have partnered once again, and this time created something you can wear rather than drive.

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