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2019
04
December
2019
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
MARIO ISOLA - HEAD OF F1 AND CAR RACING “We completed two days of testing with the 2020 tyres in temperatures that were more typical of the Formula 1 season. The most important part was giving teams the opportunity to run the 2020 tyres back-to-ba...
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December
2019
| 18:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Together with a short art film, Paolo Roversi searches for the essence of Juliet Verona, 3 December 2019 — Paolo Roversi’s 2020 Pirelli Calendar “Looking for Juliet” was presented to the public today at Verona’s Teatro Filarmonico. Drawing ...
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01
December
2019
| 17:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Abu Dhabi, December 1, 2019 Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the final race of the season with a one-stop medium-hard strategy, just like Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in second. However, the third-placed Ferrari of Charles Leclerc adopted a differe...
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01
December
2019
| 08:54 Europe/Amsterdam
The Formula 2 season came to an end with more exciting racing in Abu Dhabi. Tyre strategy came to the fore with the two softest compounds nominated: the P Zero Red soft and P Zero Purple supersoft. Feature Race, the winner: Sergio Sette Camara too...
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November
2019
| 17:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Abu Dhabi, November 30, 2019 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position using the Red soft tyre in Abu Dhabi, breaking his own outright track record from last year’s qualifying session. Hamilton got through Q2 on the Yellow medium tyr...
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November
2019
| 16:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Abu Dhabi, November 29, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Both practice sessions ran largely as expected, despite a couple of interruptions in the morning and another red flag in the afternoon that disrupted the long runs. The FP2 session...
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November
2019
| 16:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Agreement with Ministry of Justice to promote employment among detainees Milan, 29 November 2019 – The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, accompanied by the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, today visited ...
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November
2019
| 13:46 Europe/Amsterdam
The curtain will come down on another season of close competition in Formula 2 in Abu Dhabi. While Nyck de Vries already clinched the drivers’ title at the previous round in Sochi, the runner-up position is still up for grabs between several contende...
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November
2019
| 14:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, November 25 – For the 21st and final grand prix of the year, Pirelli is bringing the very softest combination of tyres in its range: C3 as the White hard, C4 as the Yellow medium, and C5 as the Red soft. These are well-matched to the smooth su...
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November
2019
| 11:01 Europe/Amsterdam
P ZERO FOR THE TRACK, SCORPION ZERO FOR OFF-ROAD, SCORPION WINTER FOR ICE AND SNOW Milan, November 21, 2019 – Nearly three years of hard work in close collaboration with Aston Martin’s engineers have resulted in three different tyres to showca...
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November
2019
| 09:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, November 19, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (November 29 – December 1). ...
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November
2019
| 08:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, November 15, 201. Pirelli has an even greater presence at this year’s running of the prestigious Macau Grand Prix, exclusively supplying not only the fifth running of the FIA GT World Cup but also the new-look FIA Formula 3 World Cup. This...
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17
November
2019
| 21:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Interlagos, November 17, 2019 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a dramatic safety car affected race with three pit stops, having started from pole. He made his final stop under the penultimate safety car, sacrificing his lead to Mercedes driver Lewis ...
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16
November
2019
| 21:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Interlagos, November 16, 2019 – Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was fastest in qualifying for the third time this year, having used the soft tyre from start to finish of each session. The red tyre will be used by those at the front of the grid tomorro...
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15
November
2019
| 21:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Interlagos, November 15, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Rain this morning that meant FP1 was declared a wet session. The FP2 session in the afternoon was dry but cool, with ambient temperatures of around 20 degrees centigrade. Red Bul...
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15
November
2019
| 14:38 Europe/Amsterdam
CYBER TYRE DETECTS AND TRANSMITS INFORMATION RELATED TO LESS THAN OPTIMAL ROAD SURFACE CONDITIONS TO THE VEHICLE AND OTHERS NEARBY THROUGH THE NETWORK Turin, 14 November 2019 – Pirelli is the first tyre company in the world to transmit information...
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11
November
2019
| 14:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, November 11 – For the penultimate race of the season, Formula 1 remains in the American continent for the Brazilian Grand Prix, at the iconic Interlagos venue where so many stories from Formula 1 history have been written. This year, Pirelli t...
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November
2019
| 10:55 Europe/Amsterdam
THE 1200 SQUARE-METRE FACILITY INCLUDES FIVE RAMPS ALONG WITH BOUTIQUE SERVICES: TRACK EXPERT, VALETING AND COURTESY CARS ARE ALL AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS A LARGE PART OF TYRES SOLD AT THE STORE, BORN IN COLLABORATION WITH MAG WHEEL TYRE, IS IN 18-I...
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November
2019
| 14:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, November 5, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Brazilian Grand Prix (November 15-17). ...
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04
November
2019
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The BS3 was one of most innovative ideas ever seen for winter driving: one of the founder members of an illustrious family of dedicated Pirelli winter tyres that now ranges from the Scorpion to the P Zero, as well as the Cinturato Milan, 4 Novembe...
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03
November
2019
| 23:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Austin, November 3, 2019 Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the United States Grand Prix with a two-stopper, while his team mate Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth title after finishing in second place with a one-stopper. As has often been the case...
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03
November
2019
| 00:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Austin, November 2 – Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas claimed pole position for the United States Grand Prix, also setting a new track record in the process. Bottas’s pole time was set on the red soft compound tyre, but his best Q2 time was establishe...
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November
2019
| 23:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Austin, November 1, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Conditions were incredibly cold for the first day of free practice in Austin. First thing in the morning, ambient temperatures were barely above freezing – just one degree centigrade –...
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October
2019
| 17:50 Europe/Amsterdam
*** The economic, asset and financial data to 30 September 2019 were formulated applying the new IFRS 16 – Leases accounting principle, which establishes a new way of accounting for leasing contracts, with significant impact particularly on the re...
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October
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 28 – As Formula 1 moves from Central to North America, the same tyre nomination has been selected for Austin as for Mexico City: C2 as the White hard, C3 as the Yellow medium, and C4 as the Red soft. The Circuit of the Americas, which ...
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October
2019
| 13:13 Europe/Amsterdam
At the Finali Mondiali in Mugello, the new GT car for Ferrari’s one-make challenge will be presented on Pirelli tyres that have been especially made for it. This opens yet another fascinating chapter in the exciting 27-year history that unites these ...
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October
2019
| 09:36 Europe/Amsterdam
In response to the evolution of supersport machines, and confirming Pirelli's role as a leading tyre manufacturer in the international racing scene, starting from 2020 all WorldSBK Championship classes will use DIABLO™ Superbike slick tyres In the...
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October
2019
| 23:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Mexico City, October 27 Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Mexican Grand Prix from the second row of the grid, using a one-stop medium-hard strategy. This tactic, used by the top three, was predicted to be possible but tricky in the demanding ...
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October
2019
| 22:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Mexico, October 26 – Red Bull driver Max Verstappen wrapped up his second pole position this year, after a tricky qualifying session. Verstappen set the pole time on the soft tyre but will start the race on the medium tyre – used by six of the top 10...
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October
2019
| 12:27 Europe/Amsterdam
In WorldSBK Rea wins all the races, whereas in WorldSSP300 victory goes to Scott Deroue Álvaro Bautista and Randy Krummenacher are the 2019 winners of the Pirelli Best Lap Awards as they are the riders who did the most race fast laps in their respect...
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