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2020
14
July
2020
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, July 14, 2020 – Pirelli will embark on its 2021 World Rally Championship campaign with two days of private tyre testing today and tomorrow in Sardinia: the first day devoted to gravel and the second day on asphalt. At the wheel of Pirelli’s...
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2019
21
December
2019
| 17:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, December 21, 2019 – Pirelli has been chosen by the FIA, world motorsport’s governing body, as the sole supplier for the World Rally Championship from 2021 to 2024. In particular, Pirelli will supply all the four-wheel drive cars that compete o...
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28
July
2019
| 12:55 Europe/Amsterdam
The GPX Racing Porsche crew of Michael Christensen, Kevin Estre, and Richard Lietz won the Total 24 Hours of Spa, which is exclusively supplied by Pirelli, after one of the most chaotic and eventful races in recent memory. Intermittent heavy rain ...
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30
June
2019
| 08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
The second round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe took place on home ground for Pirelli at the Italian circuit of Misano, with a pair of hard-fought hour-long races producing two memorable overall winners. Warm and dry conditions meant t...
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11
June
2019
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
The Pirelli SCORPION™ Rally won the comparative enduro on/off road tyre test organised by the authoritative magazine Motorrad, declaring them the best tyres in this popular segment. In issue 12/2019, the German magazine compared the Pirelli SCORPI...
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29
May
2019
| 09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Paul Ricard plays host to the third round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the fourth round of the overall championship this weekend, supplied by Pirelli. The GT4 European Series and Blancpain GT Sports Club will feature too, and both ...
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27
May
2019
| 13:40 Europe/Amsterdam
For the first time a driver aged under 18 has taken the overall win in a top-level FIA championship rally: 17-year-old Oliver Solberg at Rally Liepaja in Latvia – the third round of the European Rally Championship – driving a Volkswagen Polo R5 on Pi...
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13
May
2019
| 09:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Ferrari scored its first victory in the Blancpain GT Endurance Cup in six years at the 3 Hours of Silverstone, with the #72 SMP Racing crew of Mikhail Aleshin, Miguel Molina and Davide Rigon using a long first stint on Pirelli P Zero DHD2 tyres to pu...
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04
May
2019
| 09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s brand new P Zero RA asphalt rally tyre, which made a winning debut on the World Rally Championship in Corsica two months ago, has claimed its second major international win on the trot, courtesy of Pepe Lopez on the Rally Islas Canarias: ro...
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15
April
2019
| 15:38 Europe/Amsterdam
The Cinturato WH wet weather tyre from Pirelli was one of the keys to Porsche’s first victory at a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup round for nearly seven years. The race weekend was wet from start to finish, with qualifying – where Lamborghini w...
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10
April
2019
| 19:11 Europe/Amsterdam
The Blancpain GT Series begins only a few kilometres from Pirelli headquarters, at Monza this weekend. Almost 50 cars will participate in the three-hour Endurance Cup race, for which Pirelli will supply approximately 1000 tyres across the whole weeke...
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31
March
2019
| 11:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s new P Zero RA asphalt tyre won on its debut at the challenging Tour de Corse, the World Rally Championship’s ‘Rally of 10,000 Corners’. Fabio Andolfi scored a thrilling victory in WRC2, using his new Pirelli tyres to fantastic effect by rec...
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31
March
2019
| 09:14 Europe/Amsterdam
The California 8 Hours, round two of the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli, was won by the HubAuto Corsa Ferrari crew of Nick Foster, Tim Slade and Miguel Molina, after a hard-fought race where five different manufacturers filled the t...
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27
March
2019
| 17:59 Europe/Amsterdam
The famous Tour de Corse serves as round two of the Junior WRC Championship, where the next generation of rally stars will take on on the only asphalt rally of the season. Pirelli exclusively equips the Junior WRC, with the Italian company also suppl...
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15
March
2019
| 09:42 Europe/Amsterdam
The Blancpain GT Series has got underway this week with two days of testing at Paul Ricard in France, combined with media opportunities. Almost 50 cars took to the track, made up of 32 teams and 11 different models. Testing provided the teams with...
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2018
29
July
2018
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
On Rally Finland, one of the most famous tests in rallying, Pirelli tyres were used to claim victory in both of the main support categories to the World Rally Championship. In addition to supplying the Junior World Rally Championship, Pirelli equippe...
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26
July
2018
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli will supply Scorpion K gravel tyres to many of the drivers taking on Rally Finland’s fearsome and fast stages this weekend, including the up-and-coming stars of the Junior World Rally Championship, which is exclusively equipped by the Italian...
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19
July
2018
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Rally di Roma this weekend will showcase some of the best junior rally talent in Europe, counting both towards the FIA Junior European Rally Championship and the Italian Junior Rally Championship. Italy’s capital is where the top two-wheel drive ...
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16
May
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The up-and-coming talent in the Junior World Rally Championship face a third different surface on round three of the 2018 season in Portugal. After the snow of Sweden and asphalt of Corsica, this will be the first gravel event of this year’s JWRC. Th...
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04
May
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
This weekend the Blancpain GT Series is in Great Britain for round two of the Sprint Cup, where seven manufacturers will be represented at Brands Hatch. As exclusive tyre supplier Pirelli will be bringing its new Pirelli P Zero DHD2 tyre, which has a...
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08
April
2018
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli helped some of the most promising young drivers in rallying to tackle one of the sport’s toughest challenges in Corsica. As well as supplying the Junior World Rally Championship, for which Corsica was round two of the season, Pirelli claimed ...
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02
April
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The Junior World Rally Championship visits the famous asphalt of Corsica for its second round, characterised by twisty and bumpy mountain roads, where precise pace notes, perfect handling and full confidence are all keys to success. The latest versio...
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26
March
2018
| 16:59 Europe/Amsterdam
The European Rally Championship and Italian Rally Championship seasons began on the gravel roads of the Azores Rally and the asphalt of Rally Il Ciocco respectively, with the same result: a clear victory for Pirelli drivers. In the Portuguese isla...
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20
March
2018
| 17:32 Europe/Amsterdam
A new season of the European Rally Championship begins with the Azores Rally, where Pirelli will once again be shining the spotlight on youth, supplying several top drivers in the main class for R5 machinery as well as all of those competing in the E...
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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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13
February
2018
| 10:10 Europe/Amsterdam
This year, Pirelli is exclusively supplying the Junior World Rally Championship: a key part of the company’s strategy to bring on the next generation of champions. Consisting of five rounds, starting with Rally Sweden, it will be fought out between s...
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2017
03
December
2017
| 16:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli has triumphed once more at the Monza Rally Show, using the P Zero RK tyres that won the European Rally Championship this year, as well as many other national championships all over the world. Overall winner: Multiple MotoGP champion Valentin...
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30
November
2017
| 12:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Following an incredible season of rallying, in which Pirelli claimed all the titles in the European Rally Championship, a record 10th title with Paolo Andreucci and Peugeot Italia in Italy, and announced its return to the World Rally Championship in ...
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23
November
2017
| 16:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Following a year off in 2017, Pirelli will return to the World Rally Championship from next year: a series where the Italian firm has been present since the inaugural season in 1973, racking up 181 wins and 25 world titles over the years.  Pirelli ha...
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11
November
2017
| 09:50 Europe/Amsterdam
With victory on Rally Waldviertel, Raimund Baumschlager has become champion of Austria for the 14th time: an extraordinary record for this long-time Pirelli driver. Both a driver and team owner, Baumschlager enjoys the Volkswagen Group’s highest conf...
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