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2019
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October
2019
| 14:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 21 – Mexico is a relatively new circuit that has its roots firmly in the past, and it contains a bit of everything. Tyres from right in the middle of Pirelli’s range have been chosen for both legs of Formula 1’s American double-header,...
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October
2019
| 10:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Losail will host the last challenge for the WorldSSP title between Yamaha riders Krummenacher, Caricasulo and Cluzel while Kawasaki and Ducati will play for the WorldSBK Manufacturers Championship. The debut on the Qatari circuit for the WorldSSP300 ...
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October
2019
| 16:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 17th 2019 - With reference to recent press rumors, Pirelli, as a shareholder in RCS with a 4.73% stake, states that it has never sent any communication to the Board of Directors of Rcs in relation to the Blackstone situation. ...
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October
2019
| 10:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 15, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Mexican Grand Prix (October 25-27). ...
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14
October
2019
| 15:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Munich, 14 October 2019 - Pirelli and the BMW Group continue in their long-standing successful cooperation. The most recent project being the custom-made variations of Pirelli's ultra-high performance P Zero tyre for the new BMW M8. This individua...
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October
2019
| 10:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Suzuka, October 13 Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix with a two-stop soft-medium-soft strategy, on a track that was made quite unpredictable due to an enforced day off yesterday following Typhoon Hagibis. Not only did Sat...
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13
October
2019
| 08:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Today on the Argentinian San Juan Villicum circuit, five-time World Champion and newly crowned 2019 World Champion, Jonathan Rea, did a fantastic double astride his Kawasaki ZX-10RR, winning both the Tissot Superpole® Race and Race 2 in the MOTUL FIM...
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12
October
2019
| 23:57 Europe/Amsterdam
At the San Juan El Villicum circuit in Argentina, which hosted the penultimate round of the MOTUL FIM World Superbike Championship season, Spaniard Álvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati / Ducati Panigale V4 R) won Race 1, riding his Ducati Paniga...
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11
October
2019
| 09:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Suzuka, October 11, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Qualifying has been postponed to Sunday morning at 10:00am to try and avoid the effects of an incoming typhoon. All track activity on Saturday is cancelled: if for any reason qualifyin...
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07
October
2019
| 14:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 7 – Suzuka is one of the most popular circuits on the calendar thanks to its well-known corners, some of them quite extreme, that provide big emotions for both drivers and fans. To cope with these incredible loads, Pirelli has nominate...
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07
October
2019
| 09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Next weekend the San Juan Villicum Circuit in Argentina will host, for the second consecutive year, the penultimate round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. To tackle the track, built in 2018 at the foot of the Andean cordillera, not far ...
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01
October
2019
| 17:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 1, 2019 – The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Japanese Grand Prix (October 11-13). ...
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September
2019
| 15:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Harrogate (UK) 30 September 2019 – The 2019 UCI World Road Championships concluded yesterday, and Pirelli can now reflect on the sensational achievements of its athletes. Following gold and silver medals in the Men’s U23 Time Trial, by Mikkel Bjer...
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September
2019
| 08:52 Europe/Amsterdam
The historic TT Circuit of Assen hosted the 73rd edition of the FIM Motocross of Nations, the most important event for national teams that closes the international racing season. The track, built over the final section of the famous asphalt circuit, ...
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29
September
2019
| 21:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Sochi, September 29, 2019 – Nyck de Vries clinched the Formula 2 title with one round to go, while Robert Shwartzman claimed the inaugural Formula 3 title at the final round in Russia. Both drivers took their titles on Saturday, with Shwartzman then ...
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29
September
2019
| 16:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Sochi, September 29 Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix from second on the grid with one pit stop, moving from the medium to the soft tyre under a virtual safety car. His team mate Valtteri Bottas, who finished second, adopte...
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September
2019
| 09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Today on the French Magny-Cours circuit in Nevers, Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea was crowned FIM Superbike World Champion for the fifth year in a row, earning international motorcycle racing legendary status as the most victorious rider ever in the Wor...
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28
September
2019
| 21:07 Europe/Amsterdam
After an incredible comeback ride from 16th place, the Turk snatches the win on the final lap from championship leader Jonathan Rea, second, while Tom Sykes on BMW finishes on the bottom step of the podium Kawasaki is also the only motorcycle manu...
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28
September
2019
| 16:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sochi, September 28 – Charles Leclerc drove his Ferrari to his fourth pole in a row, using the soft tyre throughout Q2 and Q3. Mercedes, by contrast, was the only team to use the medium in Q2, and both their cars will start the race on this compound ...
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27
September
2019
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Sochi, September 27, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Despite the nominated compounds for Russia being a step harder than last year, the fastest lap times today were actually quicker than their 2018 equivalents, in line with the tendency...
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26
September
2019
| 12:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, 26 September 2019 – Quality, capacity for innovation, speed and global coverage of supply were the key elements guiding the selection for the 2019 Supplier Awards. Pirelli gives the award to nine of its more than 10,000 suppliers at the global...
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September
2019
| 13:29 Europe/Amsterdam
The inaugural winner of the Pirelli-supported FIA Formula 3 Championship will be decided at the final round in Sochi, with Robert Shwartzman defending a lead of 33 points over Prema team-mate Jehan Daruvala. The Formula 2 title could also be settled ...
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23
September
2019
| 20:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, 23 September 2019 — The United Nations Global Compact today announced that Pirelli & C. SpA is one of its Global Compact LEAD participant companies, identified for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Princip...
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23
September
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 23 – The Sochi circuit presents quite smooth asphalt, with tyres from the middle of the P Zero Formula 1 range chosen this year: C2 as White hard, C3 as Yellow medium and C4 as Red soft. This is one step harder than the selection for...
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23
September
2019
| 10:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Next weekend the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circus moves to France where, at the Nevers Magny-Cours circuit, the third to last round of the season will take place.Pirelli is the Event Main Sponsor of this last European event, which for th...
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September
2019
| 17:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Singapore, September 22 For the third race in a row, a Ferrari won – this time with Sebastian Vettel, from third on the grid. The German used pit stop strategy to get ahead of his pole-sitting team mate Charles Leclerc, who finished second. Red Bu...
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September
2019
| 17:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Singapore, September 21, 2019 – Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc claimed pole position under the lights for the Singapore Grand Prix, in a typically warm and humid qualifying session with track temperatures that remained in the region of 33 degrees cen...
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September
2019
| 16:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Singapore, September 20, 2019 WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2 Free practice in Singapore panned out pretty much as expected: drivers faced a green and slippery circuit in hot and humid conditions, with quite a big disparity between the dayli...
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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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September
2019
| 09:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Milano, 16 September 2019 – Pirelli SCORPION™ Trail II is once again confirmed as the best tyres in the enduro street segment. In this case, it was the prestigious British magazine RiDE which in the November issue, (currently on newsstands), dedicate...
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