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2021
26
July
2021
| 08:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Giandomenico Basso claims second win in Rome after taking the lead on final dayPirelli locks out the podium with Andrea Crugnola in second and Norbert Herczig in thirdHard compound RA5 tyre overcomes heat and challenging conditions of Rally di Roma M...
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18
July
2021
| 19:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera breaks Jari-Matti Latvala’s record to become youngest WRC winnerPirelli Scorpion KX soft tyres star on some of the fastest gravel roads seen all yearPirelli’s reigning European champion Alexey Lukyanuk wins the Rally 2 classi...
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13
July
2021
| 17:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Soft compound the main choice for the first time in 2021Stages feature high speeds, jumps and crestsEuropean champion Lukyanuk lines up in WRC 3Another gravel challenge awaits the FIA World Rally Championship drivers and Pirelli’s Scorpion KX WRC tyr...
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27
June
2021
| 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota driver Sebastien Ogier comes out on top as a car-breaking legend returns to the WRCHis team mate Takamoto Katsuta finishes a career-best second overall in a rally of attritionLocal driver Onkar Rai wins WRC3 with seventh overall in a Volkswage...
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22
June
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Iconic Safari Rally returns to WRC calendar after nearly 20 years. Rough and rocky roads set to test drivers, cars and tyres.Potential for weather to transform road conditions.Milan, June 21, 2021 – One of the most legendary events in motorsport, the...
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17
June
2021
| 18:36 Europe/Amsterdam
A new European Rally Championship season kicks off at Rally Poland this weekend, with Pirelli once again competing on all fronts across a new-look category structure.Champion Lukyanuk leads ERC1 contendersAlexey Lukyanuk, who won the overall European...
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06
June
2021
| 19:25 Europe/Amsterdam
A rally of attrition puts the emphasis on reliability and consistency, with Sebastien Ogier on topToyota’s Takamoto Katsuta equals his best result with fourth overallJari Huttunen claims a remarkable fifth overall in an RC2 Hyundai: six RC2 cars in t...
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01
June
2021
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Italian company takes gravel tyres to Rally Italia Sardegna New-for-2021 tyres were tested extensively on island roadsHigh temperatures and abrasive surface add to the challengeMilan, June 1, 2021 – After a successful debut on the previous round in P...
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WRC
23
May
2021
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Challenging weather in Portugal puts tyre choice at the forefrontToyota’s Elfyn Evans beats the Hyundai of Dani Sordo in a close battle on the final dayMartin Sesks wins the Pirelli-equipped Junior WRC class, for the next generation of championsMilan...
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WRC
18
May
2021
| 11:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Hard and soft compounds available on first gravel date of 2021Rocky base together with soft and sandy surface to test the tyres Junior WRC again joins WRC2 and WRC3 among support classesMilan, May 17, 2021 – The FIA World Rally Championship moves ont...
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26
April
2021
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota’s Sebastien Ogier triumphs in a three-way fight for supremacy on Croatia’s WRC debutPirelli’s P Zero hard tyre makes its debut and is a crucial ingredient to successPirelli-equipped Junior WRC gets underway, with Jon Armstrong taking his first...
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28
February
2021
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s Sottozero Ice J1 tyres face a wide variety of challenges on the new Arctic Rally FinlandPerfect retention of studs in the icy conditionsOtt Tanak leads from start to finish for Hyundai: excellent WRC debut for Oliver SolbergMilan, February ...
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22
February
2021
| 16:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli takes 1500 studded tyres to Arctic Rally FinlandNew event for 2021 set to provide ideal snow and ice conditionsSpectacular speeds expected, made possible by 384 studs in each tyreMilan, February 22, 2021 – Following a successful return as exc...
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24
January
2021
| 16:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s Sottozero winter tyres – with and without studs – deliver performance and reliabilityP Zero soft and supersoft compounds complete the range to offer grip in all conditionsSébastien Ogier takes his 50th WRC win on Pirelli’s return as exclusi...
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18
January
2021
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New tyres for Pirelli’s return as exclusive supplierVariable road and weather conditions make tyre choices notoriously trickyCovid-19 restrictions add another twist to an unpredictable eventMilan, January 18, 2021 – As the opening round of the 2021 s...
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2020
08
October
2020
| 10:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Alghero, October 8th, 2020. FIA is pleased to present Pirelli as the tyre partner to back its newly established FIA Rally Star programme, a partnership which highlights the Italian firm’s long term commitment to support talented young drivers at ever...
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08
October
2020
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, October 8th, 2020 – Pirelli has today launched its new range of latest-generation World Rally Championship tyres at an exclusive event on Rally Italia Sardinia, previewingthe Italian firm’s return as the sport’s sole supplier in a three-year a...
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28
September
2020
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 28, 2020 – Pirelli’s latest-generation rally tyres, which will star on the FIA World Rally Championship from next year, are set for a unique debut on the Rally Italia Sardegna from October 8-11. The new Scorpion KX WRC tyre will b...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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