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2021
15
April
2021
| 10:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli, as title sponsor of this weekend’s Gran Premio del Made in Italy e dell’Emilia Romagna that takes place in Imola, will also supply the race trophies created by artist Alice Ronchi.These trophies were made by the Italian artist selected for t...
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28
March
2021
| 20:42 Europe/Amsterdam
KEY MOMENTSThe Bahrain Grand Prix turned into a tense strategic tyre battle between Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who started from pole, and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who subsequently won the race after defending his advantage with more used tyres...
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27
March
2021
| 19:13 Europe/Amsterdam
POSSIBLE RACE STRATEGIESIn the past, the 57-lap Bahrain Grand Prix has proved to be one of the most strategically interesting races of the year, and this is likely to be the case again tomorrow. An incident-packed grand prix last year, with safety ca...
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25
March
2021
| 16:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli will celebrate its 400th Formula 1 grand prix in Bahrain: the opening race of the 2021 season.Pirelli’s first grand prix was the inaugural F1 race at Silverstone in 1950, won by Giuseppe Farina in an Alfa Romeo – who went on to claim the debu...
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24
March
2021
| 10:25 Europe/Amsterdam
An exclusive Pirelli Formula 1 tyre with the Italian flag on the side has been signed by all members of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli sailing team and has been auctioned today through the online silent auction platform 32auctions.com.The proceeds from...
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22
March
2021
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
WHY WE’VE CHOSEN THE TYRES...
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14
March
2021
| 18:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Pre-season testing was influenced by the local conditions. The first day was consistently windy with gusts that reached 47kph (25 knots), affecting the aerodynamics on the cars. As a result of the wind, there was plenty of sand on the track that comp...
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12
March
2021
| 08:24 Europe/Amsterdam
The 2021 Formula 1 season gets underway at the Bahrain International Circuit this morning for three days of testing, before the first race of the year at the same venue from March 26-28.In total, each team will have 30 sets of 2021 slick tyres from t...
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05
March
2021
| 19:56 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA and Formula 1 have proposed, and Pirelli has agreed, a one-year extension to the existing exclusive tyre supply contract to reflect the original intention of the 2018 tyre tender and remain within the overall technical framework, which is in ...
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01
March
2021
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli plans to undertake 10 test sessions totalling 28 days this year with nine Formula 1 teams in preparation for the 2022 season, which introduces new technical regulations along with a move to 18-inch tyres. This, of course, is subject to any re...
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19
February
2021
| 09:47 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, February 19, 2021 - Pirelli has revealed the compounds that it will take to the 23 grands prix that make up the 2021 calendar. Most of the choices are similar to those planned for last year or 2019, although two – Azerbaijan and Brazil – are a...
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2020
13
December
2020
| 17:33 Europe/Amsterdam
KEY MOMENTSRed Bull driver Max Verstappen claimed his second win of the season and the 10th of his career in the sixth consecutive year that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been won from pole. He followed a one-stop medium-hard strategy; the same strate...
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12
December
2020
| 16:38 Europe/Amsterdam
POSSIBLE RACE STRATEGIESThe optimal race strategy for the 55-lap Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a one-stopper, starting on the P Zero Yellow medium for 18 laps and moving onto P Zero White hard for 37 laps (or vice-versa). It’s also possible to do a one-sto...
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11
December
2020
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
TYRE GAP...
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09
December
2020
| 12:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Yas Marina, December 9, 2020On Friday the teams will get the chance to run Pirelli’s 2021-specification tyres in Abu Dhabi, as was previously the case in FP1 and FP2 in Bahrain on November 27. These tyres were tested during FP2 in Portimao on October...
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07
December
2020
| 14:42 Europe/Amsterdam
WHY WE’VE CHOSEN THE TYRES...
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06
December
2020
| 21:22 Europe/Amsterdam
KEY MOMENTSRacing Point’s Sergio Perez claimed his first win, using all three compounds at a dramatic Sakhir Grand Prix. Perez made his first stop on lap one, moving from the Red soft to the Yellow medium, and then completed a shorter final stint on ...
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05
December
2020
| 20:57 Europe/Amsterdam
POSSIBLE RACE STRATEGIESA two-stop strategy seems set to be the fastest approach to the 87-lap Sakhir Grand Prix, which is the highest lap count of the year. While the demands on tyres are a bit less than they were at the Bahrain Grand Prix, wear and...
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04
December
2020
| 21:08 Europe/Amsterdam
TYRE GAP...
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29
November
2020
| 19:51 Europe/Amsterdam
KEY MOMENTSThe race had to be restarted after more than an hour’s delay for barrier repairs following a massive accident for Haas driver Romain Grosjean, from which he thankfully emerged with only minor injuries.The re-start rules allowed teams to ma...
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28
November
2020
| 17:41 Europe/Amsterdam
POSSIBLE RACE STRATEGIESWith the abrasive granite surface of Sakhir, and a softer tyre nomination compared to last year, a two-stop strategy looks set to be the quickest way to tackle the 57-lap Bahrain Grand Prix.The fastest two-stopper involves one...
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26
November
2020
| 16:08 Europe/Amsterdam
At this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix (27-29 November) and at the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (11-13 December), all the drivers will be able to test the 2021-specification Pirelli tyres that were homologated by the FIA after the test in FP2 at...
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23
November
2020
| 15:37 Europe/Amsterdam
WHY WE’VE CHOSEN THE TYRES...
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16
November
2020
| 16:03 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA, Formula 1 and Pirelli can confirm that Pirelli Head of F1 and Car Racing Mario Isola has tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday 15 November at the Turkish Grand Prix. Mario returned a positive result during the regular Sunday COVID testing s...
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15
November
2020
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
KEY MOMENTSMercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was crowned world champion for a record-equalling seventh time, his fourth title in a row, after winning an incredibly tricky Turkish Grand Prix. Hamilton used the Cinturato Blue full wet tyres for eight laps...
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14
November
2020
| 16:06 Europe/Amsterdam
POSSIBLE RACE STRATEGIES...
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09
November
2020
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
WHY WE’VE CHOSEN THE TYRES...
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