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2021
17
October
2021
| 19:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Positive debut for latest evolution of hard-compound Pirelli asphalt tyreVersatility and strength deliver reliability in all conditionsEric Camilli wins WRC2 in Spain while Andreas Mikkelsen wins the championshipThe 19-year-old Finn Sami Pajari claim...
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16
October
2021
| 21:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The hard compound remains the exclusive choice for the WRC1 teams on Saturday in SpainNew tyre confirms its versatility in a day that began with fog and ended in sunshineDirty but abrasive surfaces with poor grip throughout all seven special stagesSa...
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15
October
2021
| 22:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Debut according to expectations for the new hard compound Pirelli asphalt tyresMore wear than expected on the first day of the Spanish RallyUndersteer in the morning tests, due to the unexpected low level of grip on the asphalt Salou, October 15, 202...
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12
October
2021
| 15:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s latest hard compound asphalt tyre makes its debut in Spain, with a view to the 2022 season Reinforced shoulder alongside consistent performance, with the new hard compound as the main choice The newest tyre from Pirelli has been developed u...
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03
October
2021
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota’s championship runner-up wins rapid Rally Finland after moving into the lead on SaturdaySoft compound Pirelli Scorpion KX used exclusively on some of the world’s fastest gravel stagesPirelli’s new asphalt tyre – the P Zero RA HA – set to make ...
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02
October
2021
| 21:00 Europe/Amsterdam
 The soft compound version of the Pirelli Scorpion has been used exclusively throughout the 15 stages run so farOtt Tanak sets the pace, with an average of 131.6 kph on SS12 (Paijala), while Elfyn Evans claims the overall leadWith no varying tyre str...
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01
October
2021
| 22:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli tyres deliver good grip despite low temperatures and a damp surfaceHigh average speeds characterise the day: Tanak wins SS4 at an average of 131.9kphSimilar conditions expected for tomorrow’s action in the Finnish forests Milan, October 1, 20...
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28
September
2021
| 14:20 Europe/Amsterdam
WRC’s fastest stages return with a new date Autumn brings potential for cold, damp, and wet surfacesSoft compound the first choice for maximum gripMilan, September 28, 2021 – The FIA World Rally Championship drivers may face a different challenge tha...
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13
September
2021
| 08:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Rovanpera, the youngest-ever winner of a WRC rally, also becomes the youngest Acropolis victor Unusually mixed conditions highlight both the soft and hard Pirelli Scorpion KX compoundsAndreas Mikkelsen wins WRC2 while Yohan Rossel wins WRC3Milan, Sep...
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09
September
2021
| 17:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Milan, September 9, 2021 – The Acropolis rally gets underway this weekend, but with mixed conditions instead of the usual sunshine, as explained by Terenzio Testoni, rally activity manager: "It will be a really interesting and challenging rally. We w...
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09
September
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
WRC back in Greece for the first time since 2013 with a number of classic stagesFocus on rocky roads and high temperatures in the mountains close to AthensHard compound is first choice on the rough stages, with soft also availableMilan, September 6, ...
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16
August
2021
| 09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville wins the first ever WRC event in his native Belgium.A perfect performance from Pirelli’s latest P Zero RA tyres, in hard and soft compounds.Jari Huttunen wins the WRC2 class, while Jon Armstrong takes the Pirelli-equip...
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WRC
09
August
2021
| 14:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli takes soft, hard and wet-weather tyres to BelgiumSlippery Ypres Rally roads a new test for many WRC starsLegendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit to host final dayMilan, August 9, 2021 – For the first time a round of the FIA World Rally Championsh...
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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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WRC
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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WRC
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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WRC
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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WRC
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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WRC
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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