Newsroom Pirelli (Formula 1)

2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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08
July
2019
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 8, 2019 – For the third time this year (after Bahrain and Spain), Pirelli will bring the three hardest tyres in its range – C1, C2 and C3 – as the White hard, Yellow medium, and Red soft respectively at Silverstone. This is to cope with s...
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04
July
2019
| 16:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 4 – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 Italian Grand Prix (September, 6-8). ...
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02
July
2019
| 17:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 2, 2019 – The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming British Grand Prix (July 12-14). ...
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June
2019
| 18:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Spielberg, June 30, 2019 With a peak track temperature of 58 degrees centigrade, the Austrian Grand Prix was even hotter than the French Grand Prix last weekend. Despite these very demanding conditions, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen took a specta...
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June
2019
| 17:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Spielberg, June 29, 2019 – Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc claimed pole position on the soft compound tyre at the Red Bull Ring in Austria, ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Leclerc was presented with his second Pi...
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June
2019
| 17:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Spielberg, June 28, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 The FP2 session in Austria was interrupted by two red flags following accidents for Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes): the Red Bull Ring is proving to be as unfo...
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June
2019
| 15:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, June 27 – Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 Belgian Grand Prix (August 30 – September 1) and the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix (October, 11-13). ...
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June
2019
| 09:14 Europe/Amsterdam
The stars of the future competing in Formula 2 and Formula 3 head straight from Paul Ricard in France to the Red Bull Ring in Austria for two more races in each championship. The challenge • The Red Bull Ring consists mostly of short straights ...
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June
2019
| 13:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, June 24, 2019 – In the space of less than a week, we go directly from one of the longer laps on the F1 calendar (in France) to the shortest, in terms of overall lap time, in Austria: the first back-to-back of the season. One laps of the Red Bu...
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June
2019
| 18:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Le Castellet, June 23, 2019 The Pirelli-sponsored French Grand Prix was held in track temperatures that peaked at 54 degrees centigrade: some of the hottest seen all year. In these extreme conditions, most drivers adopted the same one-stop medium-...
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June
2019
| 17:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Le Castellet, June 22, 2019 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position at the Paul Ricard circuit in very warm conditions, setting a new track record in the process with a pole time 1.7 seconds faster than last year. Along with seven othe...
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June
2019
| 17:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Le Castellet, June 21, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 The track evolved rapidly: from a fastest time in FP1 that was slower than last year’s benchmark, the quickest time overall in FP2 – by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas on the soft c...
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