Newsroom Pirelli (Racing)

2018
25
April
2018
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship moves from Bahrain to Baku for the second round of the season, with more exciting racing in store on the street circuit in the capital of Azerbaijan.   The challenge • Unusually for a street circuit, the Ba...
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19
April
2018
| 23:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The new Pirelli P Zero DHD2 tyre faces an important test from 20-22 April, with the first round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at the ‘Temple of Speed’ in Monza. Supporting the Blancpain GT Series once more is the Lamborghini Super Trofeo –...
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15
April
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Simone Faggioli and his Pirelli-equipped Norma M20 FC Zytek have underlined their extraordinary performance at the traditional opening round of the European Hillclimb Championship in France: Saint Jean du Garde – Col Saint Pierre. Meanwhile, back at ...
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08
April
2018
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Formula 2 started with a brand-new car, new turbocharged engines, and some new drivers in Bahrain. One of those rookies, Lando Norris (Carlin) won the Feature Race, while the action-packed Sprint Race, won by Russian Time’s Artem Markelov, also conta...
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04
April
2018
| 17:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli continues to exclusively supply the FIA Formula 2 Championship again this year; for the eighth consecutive year. The opening weekend in Bahrain marks the introduction of a new car to the championship, complete with a new turbocharged engine, ...
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30
March
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli continues to expand its footprint in the world of endurance racing, and this weekend begins its exclusive supply of Japan’s Super Taikyu series at the world-famous Suzuka circuit. Super Taikyu, which features a wide range of different cars in...
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04
March
2018
| 23:00 Europe/Amsterdam
This weekend’s Rally Mexico, round three of the World Rally Championship, presents a stark contrast to the cold conditions that characterised the first two rallies in Monte-Carlo and Sweden. Pirelli is introducing the latest evolution of its well-kno...
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04
February
2018
| 10:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Three manufacturers completed the top three of an eventful Bathurst 12 Hours, with reigning Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup champions Robin Frijns and Stuart Leonard, joined by Dries Vanthoor, winning one of the world’s most famous endurance races in ...
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31
January
2018
| 10:32 Europe/Amsterdam
The opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge – the only intercontinental series for the world’s top GT drivers, with Pirelli as exclusive tyre supplier – gets underway this weekend at the famous Bathurst 12 Hours in Australia. The M...
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2017
26
November
2017
| 10:24 Europe/Amsterdam
FORMULA 2 Feature Race, the winner: Tyre strategy was at the forefront of the Formula 2 Feature Race, with very different approaches deciding the outcome. DAMS driver Oliver Rowland started on the supersoft and then made an early switch to soft on la...
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19
November
2017
| 10:09 Europe/Amsterdam
In mixed conditions that started off damp and ended up dry, Mercedes driver Edoardo Mortara won the 2017 FIA GT World Cup in Macau, using only Pirelli’s P Zero DHD tyre on the treacherous surface. Mortara started from pole after winning Saturday’s qu...
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17
November
2017
| 10:33 Europe/Amsterdam
This weekend, Pirelli is the exclusive supplier for the third consecutive year to the FIA GT World Cup in Macau: where the very best GT drivers from all over the world come together to see who will be crowned champion of champions. Facing them is a t...
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15
November
2017
| 15:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Having raced all over the world this year in different GT championships, Pirelli heads to the breath-taking Macau street circuit this weekend for the FIA GT World Cup. Pirelli has supplied the FIA GT World Cup since the inaugural event in 2015. The ...
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26
October
2017
| 14:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli will be exclusive tyre supplier to the FIA GT World Cup at Macau’s famous Guia circuit from November 16-19 for the third consecutive year. The FIA GT World Cup is an annual blue riband event for GT competitors across the world that features s...
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13
October
2017
| 16:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s motorsport activities in Asia have been rapidly expanding recently, thanks to supply agreements such as the Macau FIA GT World Cup, China GT Championship, Audi R8 LMS Cup, Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Ferrari Challenge and Blancpain GT Series ...
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09
October
2017
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
FORMULA 2 Feature Race, the winner: With his eighth victory of the season, Prema’s Charles Leclerc won the Feature Race to clinch the inaugural Formula 2 title of the modern era. Leclerc had built up a lead of more than 10 seconds from pole by the t...
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01
October
2017
| 16:40 Europe/Amsterdam
The GRT Grasser Racing Team claimed Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and overall titles with a third-place finish in the final race at Barcelona with its Lamborghini Huracan GT3. The result gave Grasser’s Mirko Bortolotti, Christian Engelhart and ...
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30
September
2017
| 14:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The Audi R8 LMS of Belgian Audi Club Team WRT drivers Marcel Fassler, Will Stevens and Dries Vanthoor was fastest in the pre-qualifying session ahead of the Blancpain GT Series finale at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. After a warm and sunny sta...
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28
September
2017
| 10:55 Europe/Amsterdam
This weekend is the final round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, and the final round for the Blancpain GT Series. This means that not only will Endurance Cup champions be crowned, but also the overall Blancpain GT Series winners as this cham...
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18
September
2017
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Following a closely-fought one-hour race at the Nürburgring in Germany, Audi claimed both the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup drivers’ and team titles, as well as the race win. The overall Sprint Cup drivers’ title went to Stuart Leonard and Robin Fri...
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13
September
2017
| 12:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli will be at the Nürburgring in Germany this weekend as sole tyre supplier to the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, Lamborghini Super Trofeo and GT4 European Series Northern Cup. This weekend marks the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup decider and t...
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29
August
2017
| 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series move from Spa-Francorchamps to another classic circuit this weekend: Monza. At its home rounds, Pirelli will supply the P Zero White medium tyre and P Zero Yellow soft tyre for Formula 2, with the soft n...
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27
August
2017
| 11:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Formula 2 Feature Race, the winner: Charles Leclerc was a dominant winner on the road, starting on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre before switching to the White medium on lap 10. However, the Prema-run Ferrari junior was subsequently excluded post-race,...
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27
August
2017
| 10:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Hungary’s round of the Pirelli-equipped Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup was won by the WRT Audi crew of Marcel Fassler and Dries Vanthoor, who stamped their authority on the 60-minute main race, having started from pole following success in Saturday’s...
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26
August
2017
| 09:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Adding to its varied portfolio of international GT races and championships, Pirelli will exclusively supply tyres to the inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours, to take place from August 23-26 next year. This race, featuring GT3 cars, will be the first-ever encou...
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25
August
2017
| 09:21 Europe/Amsterdam
This weekend Pirelli will be present at the Hungaroring in Budapest for the Blancpain GT Series. This round will form the penultimate round of the Sprint Cup and follows the 24 Hours of Spa, an Endurance Cup round, which took place last month. HTP Mo...
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30
July
2017
| 15:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli tyres used round the clock at Spa, demonstrating both performance and reliability Audi Sport Team Sainteloc took victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa with its Audi R8 LMS driven by Christopher Haase, Jules Gounon and Markus Winkelhock, which...
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30
July
2017
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Formula 2 Feature Race, the winner: Renault Junior driver Oliver Rowland (DAMS) won, starting on the faster P Zero Yellow soft tyre and then switching to the medium on lap 11. His closest rival, Artem Markelov (Russian Time) adopted a similar strate...
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28
July
2017
| 15:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Today at 19.30 the super pole of the biggest race of the Blancpain GT Series gets underway The Total 24 Hours of Spa gets underway at 16.30 tomorrow and with a 63-car entry list it’s the biggest race on the Blancpain GT Series calendar. Yesterday th...
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25
July
2017
| 09:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli prepares for the Spa 24 Hours: the most demanding motorsport event of the year It’s time for the biggest event on the motorsport calendar for Pirelli: the Spa 24 Hours in Belgium, which takes place from 27 to 30 July and involves 112 people,...
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