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2022
17
May
2022
| 08:59 Europe/Amsterdam
First gravel challenge for hybrid Rally1 carsUpdated hard and soft compounds for Scorpion KX WRCNearly 100 cars on Pirelli tyres, including Junior WRC drivers...
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14
May
2022
| 20:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Nils Solans wins Rally Islas Canarias, the latest round of the European Rally Championship, with Pirelli’s new P Zero RA5A dry asphalt tyrePirelli’s latest compound overcomes the extreme conditions seen on the hot Spanish eventLaurent Pellier makes h...
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11
May
2022
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Revised asphalt tyre for Rally2 cars to maximize performance and reduce wearJunior ERC season starts with Pirelli as the sole supplier  At Rally Islas Canarias, round three of the FIA ​​European Rally Championship, Pirelli introduces a new hard-compo...
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24
April
2022
| 16:11 Europe/Amsterdam
In extreme conditions not seen for years, Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera wins to extend series leadBoth P Zero asphalt tyres and the Cinturato rain tyres used against constantly-changing weatherIncredible performance from Rally4 Juniors, with a top-10 stag...
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WRC
23
April
2022
| 20:48 Europe/Amsterdam
The demanding conditions of Rally Croatia – with rain, slippery surfaces, fog and visibility that hardly went beyond each car’s bonnet ­– continued on day two of the all-asphalt event, posing a unique set of challenges.By the end of the day, 21-year-...
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22
April
2022
| 20:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Heavy rain in Croatia created some of the most extreme conditions seen on an asphalt rally in recent memory. Toyota’s championship leader Kalle Rovanpera made the most of the cleaner surfaces he encountered by running first on the road to pull out an...
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19
April
2022
| 15:36 Europe/Amsterdam
P Zero hard compound for the first pure asphalt encounter of 2022 Stages around Zagreb characterised by frequent surface changes Junior WRC contenders among over 50 four-wheel drive cars equipped by Pirelli...
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08
April
2022
| 14:04 Europe/Amsterdam
PIRELLI’S NEW TYRE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR MOST PRESTIGIOUS HISTORIC RALLY CARSMAXIMUM DRIVEABILITY AND PERFORMANCE WHILE REDUCING WEAR THE MAIN FEATURES Pirelli has launched the latest evolution of its classic range for Group A cars (made up to 1990)...
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06
April
2022
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
FIRST SESSION TAKES PLACE WITH TOYOTA, FOCUSSING ON THE HARD-COMPOUND WRC TYRE THE OTHER TWO OFFICIAL TYRE TEST SESSIONS WILL RUN WITH FORD AND HYUNDAI IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FIA ​​REGULATIONS, PIRELLI IS ENTITLED TO THREE TESTS A YEAR FOR THE MAXIMU...
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13
March
2022
| 20:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Nils Solans, from Spain, claimed his first win on the European Rally Championship using Pirelli’s Scorpion KM6 and K8 gravel tyres at the Rally Serras de Fafe, while Estonia’s Georg Linnamae was third: both driving a Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Pirelli g...
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27
February
2022
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota’s 21-year-old Finn, Kalle Rovanpera, claims the third WRC victory of his careerNo punctures or stud retention issues for Pirelli’s new 2022-specification Sottozero Ice J1BPirelli-equipped Junior WRC makes its Rally3 debut with Jon Armstrong wi...
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26
February
2022
| 20:05 Europe/Amsterdam
The second day of Rally Sweden ended with 21-year-old Toyota driver Kalle Rovanpera (who first made his debut in a World Rally Car with Pirelli at the 2017 Bologna Motor Show) holding a slender provisional lead on Saturday night.But the battle is far...
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25
February
2022
| 20:47 Europe/Amsterdam
With morning temperatures on the opening day of Rally Sweden dipping down close to minus 10 degrees in places, the new Pirelli Sottozero Ice J1B tyre was a key ingredient in the incredibly close battle at the top, with the leading four drivers separa...
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21
February
2022
| 17:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Upgraded studded tyre makes its debut on the World Rally Championship’s only pure winter rally Event moves north to Umea this year, searching for more snow and colder temperatures Junior WRC season starts in new four-wheel drive Rally3 cars, as Pirel...
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23
January
2022
| 14:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb takes Rallye Monte-Carlo victory on his return to the WRCRenewed range of P Zero and Sottozero tyres for the latest generation of hybrid carsAndreas Mikkelsen wins WRC2 while Junior WRC reigning champion Sami Pajari ...
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22
January
2022
| 18:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Saturday’s five stages of Rallye Monte-Carlo provided the most challenging day of the entire event, with the 20-kilometre Saint Geniez-Thoard stage (run twice) being covered with ice and snow at the top – in contrast to the rest of the route, which w...
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21
January
2022
| 20:56 Europe/Amsterdam
The P Zero WRC RA soft tyre was key to the first full day of action on Rallye Monte-Carlo, after the two classic Turini stages that opened the action on Thursday night.By contrast, there were six stages on Friday – consisting of two repeated loops of...
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2021
21
November
2021
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
End of the current WRC era is marked by an eighth title for Ogier, as Pirelli returns to the sport Italian firm introduces a new hard tyre this year – the protagonist at Monza – with an eye to 2022 Andreas Mikkelsen wins WRC2 in Italy while 2020 Ital...
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20
November
2021
| 21:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Hard compound favoured once more today on both the mountain and circuit stages Bright but cool weather, with sunshine and around 10 degrees centigrade during the dayIntense title fight continues between Toyota team mates at the front of the rallyMila...
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19
November
2021
| 22:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s new P Zero hard compound is just at home in the mountains as on the race track Conditions range from cool and damp in the morning to dark and slippery at MonzaTitle contenders trade fastest stage times as championship fight goes to the wire...
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15
November
2021
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Iconic Monza to decide 2021 drivers’ and manufacturers’ titlesNew hard-compound P Zero returns after positive debut in SpainSottozero snow tyre also available in case of winter conditionsMilan, November, 15 2021 – The first season of Pirelli’s return...
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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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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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