Newsroom Pirelli (2019 Season)

2019
17
September
2019
| 10:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 17, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Russian Grand Prix (September 27-29). ...
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16
September
2019
| 14:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 16 – From the flat-out straights of Monza, Formula 1 now leaves Europe for the remainder of the season and heads to its only full night race: Singapore. For the street circuit with the most corners of the year (23) the three softest ...
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10
September
2019
| 11:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 10, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Singapore Grand Prix (September 20-22). ...
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08
September
2019
| 17:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Monza, September 8, 2019 Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc claimed his second consecutive win from pole, using a soft-hard one-stop strategy: the only driver in the race to select this. The Monegasque driver, taking Ferrari’s first home victory since...
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07
September
2019
| 17:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Monza, September 7, 2019 – Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc claimed pole on the P Zero Red soft tyre after a tense finale to Q3, where all the drivers barring McLaren’s Carlos Sainz missed the cut-off for a final flying lap. All the top 10 drivers on t...
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06
September
2019
| 17:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Monza, September 6, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Not a huge amount was learned about the P Zero slick tyres, as four red flags and rain featured throughout both sessions. Conditions are set to remain variable for the rest of the week...
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02
September
2019
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 2 – For Pirelli’s home grand prix at Monza, the C2 has been chosen as the white hard tyre, the C3 as the yellow medium tyre, and the C4 as the red soft tyre: the most common combination seen so far this year. This selection is the be...
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01
September
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Spa-Francorchamps, September 1, 2019 Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc converted his pole position to victory in Spa, using a one-stop soft-medium strategy that we had predicted as the optimal tactic. This same strategy was used by the top three (who...
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31
August
2019
| 17:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Spa-Francorchamps, August 31, 2019 – Ferrari topped all the sessions in free practice and qualifying to lock out the front row of the grid in Belgium, with Charles Leclerc heading Sebastian Vettel. Lewis Hamilton was third for Mercedes, despite missi...
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30
August
2019
| 17:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Spa-Francorchamps, August 30, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 The weather was dry and warm today, with track temperatures peaking at 40 degrees during the afternoon. The circuit was in good condition, with the tyres behaving exactly as ...
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27
August
2019
| 12:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, August 27, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix (September 6-8). ...
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26
August
2019
| 14:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, August 26 – The Formula 1 season resumes with one of the most epic tracks on the calendar: Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, where Pirelli will bring the C1, C2, and C3 compounds – the hardest selection in the P Zero Formula 1 range – as the White...
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22
August
2019
| 10:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, August 22 - Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (November 29 – December 1). ...
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09
August
2019
| 09:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, August 9, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Belgian Grand Prix (August 30 – September 1). ...
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04
August
2019
| 17:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Budapest, August 4, 2019 After some fantastic wheel-to-wheel racing, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton passed Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to win the Hungarian Grand Prix with four laps to go, following a second pit stop late in the race to gain an adva...
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03
August
2019
| 17:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Budapest, August 3, 2019 – Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has set his first F1 pole position and a scintillating new track record at the Hungaroring, using the P Zero Red soft tyre. Like the five other drivers in the top six of the grid, Verstappen s...
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02
August
2019
| 17:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Budapest, August 2, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Although the Hungarian Grand Prix is normally associated with warm weather, today’s conditions were mixed, with intermittent light rain in both sessions that limited on-track running, ...
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01
August
2019
| 10:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, August 1  – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix (November 15-17). ...
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29
July
2019
| 14:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July, 29 – The vast majority of drivers started their careers in karting, and the tight and twisty Hungaroring near Budapest, with the lowest average speed of any permanent circuit, is a reminder of those days. But this doesn’t necessarily mea...
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28
July
2019
| 18:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Hockenheim, July 28, 2019 After two days of very hot weather, the German Grand Prix was held in wet conditions nearly all the way to the finish, leading to a chaotic race with multiple pit stops and four safety cars. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen even...
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27
July
2019
| 17:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Hockenheim, July 27, 2019 – The Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton used the red Pirelli P Zero soft tyre to claim pole at the German Grand Prix, after a tightly-fought qualifying. The Englishman set his quickest Q2 time on the medium: the tyre he will theref...
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26
July
2019
| 18:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Hockenheim, July 26, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 During a heatwave throughout Europe, temperatures at Hockenheim were among the highest ever seen, peaking at 58 degrees centigrade track temperature, with more than 40 degrees ambient...
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23
July
2019
| 11:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 23, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Hungarian Grand Prix (August 2-4). ...
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22
July
2019
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 22, 2019 – Hockenheim in Germany used to be known for its high speed and massive straights, but the cut-down version of the track inaugurated in 2002 is much more balanced, with a bit of everything. As a result, the middle tyres in the P ...
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18
July
2019
| 17:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 18 – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 United States Grand Prix (November 1-3). ...
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16
July
2019
| 17:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 16, 2019 – The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming German Grand Prix (July 26-28). ...
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14
July
2019
| 18:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Silverstone, July 14, 2019 Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling British Grand Prix for the sixth time with an unexpected one-stop strategy, having switched from medium to hard tyres under the safety car before the halfway point of the ra...
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13
July
2019
| 18:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Silverstone, July 13, 2019 – Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took pole position just ahead of his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Both of them will start on the medium tyre, having used it to set their fastest Q2 times. The only other team in the top 10 of...
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12
July
2019
| 17:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Silverstone, July 12, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 The brand new asphalt at Silverstone, which was only just completed before the grand prix weekend, is extremely dark and slippery. Several drivers had spins and off-road excursions i...
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11
July
2019
| 10:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 11 – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix (October, 25-27) ...
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