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2022
07
August
2022
| 14:32 Europe/Amsterdam
The Estonian wins in a 'multi-season' rally with alternating summer and autumn conditionsPirelli Scorpion soft tyres the drivers' only choice on all stages, except Friday afternoon for RovanperäTestoni: "In their first season, the evolution of the so...
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06
August
2022
| 20:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Saturday's Rally Finland day was two-sided, but with one common thread. While the morning was rainy, with slippery surfaces and poor grip, the afternoon was generally dry, with uneven ground, the presence of bedrocks and improved grip, as shown by th...
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05
August
2022
| 22:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The second day of the Rally Finland was characterised by the heat, which became increasingly sultry, with temperatures touching the 30-degree mark, unusual for these latitudes. The unusual weather did not discourage the crowd whose passion, at times ...
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02
August
2022
| 15:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli has nominated the Scorpion KX WRC SA for the 22 stages of Rally Finland.New stages for 2022 add an unknown element to the smooth surfaces and big jumps, requiring tyres that showcase both strength and performance.Pirelli Rally Manager Terenzi...
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24
July
2022
| 20:12 Europe/Amsterdam
The P Zero Pirelli RA5A proved to be the most reliable road companion also at the "Rally di Roma Capitale", valid for the FIA European Championship, in which it led to victory the crew composed by Damiano De Tommaso and Giorgia Ascalone on Skoda Fabi...
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17
July
2022
| 16:31 Europe/Amsterdam
The Finn wins in a race with autumnal characteristics, run by all the drivers solely on Pirelli Scorpion soft tyres and a single spare in any legIntermittent, often heavy rain, low temperatures and high speeds characterised the special stagesTestoni:...
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16
July
2022
| 21:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Five tyres per leg, all soft, no problems to report. This is how the second day of Rally Estonia, which saw Toyota driver Kalle Rovanperä dominating from the morning's special stages, can be summed up from a tyre point of view. The two legs, 95.02 ki...
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15
July
2022
| 20:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The opening day of the Rally Estonia, with Kalle Rovanpera leading for Toyota, was characterised by very slippery surfaces, which became even more tricky during the afternoon with intermittent heavy rain on stages SS6 and SS7. All the WRC1 teams face...
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11
July
2022
| 15:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The Scorpion KX WRC SA tyres are the main choice for round seven of the World Rally ChampionshipCrews can expect a fast rally with slippery surfaces and big jumpsPirelli’s Terenzio Testoni: “The Estonian special stages provide a different challenge c...
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03
July
2022
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli has created a special helmet to capture the well-wishes of Rossi’s army of fans as the Italian begins his new four-wheeled career in GT racing Thousands of fans responded to Pirelli’s social media campaign to create an affectionate tribute to...
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26
June
2022
| 16:42 Europe/Amsterdam
The soft compound Scorpion tyres were the exclusive choice throughout the rally from all the teams, thanks to their perfect compromise between performance and strengthFine ‘fesh fesh’ sand, broken roads, and high speeds were the hallmarks of the epic...
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25
June
2022
| 18:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Toyota driver Kalle Rovanpera consolidated his advantage over his rivals on the second day of the Safari Rally Kenya, which proved to be even more difficult than the first day with challenging conditions for cars and drivers and a combination of slip...
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24
June
2022
| 18:46 Europe/Amsterdam
The first day of the Safari Rally Kenya, which ended with Kalle Rovanpera in the lead for Toyota, was characterised as expected by dusty and dry surfaces, with large stretches of fesh-fesh (very fine dust), which all the WRC1 teams faced with the sam...
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21
June
2022
| 09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
African epic provides another gruelling gravel test for the latest Scorpion tyresRocky and rutted tracks place the focus on endurance as well as performanceWeather has potential to transform stages in minutes: adaptability is key...
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12
June
2022
| 19:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s Scorpion gravel tyres have locked out the podium on Rally Poland, the latest round of the European Rally Championship, with three different cars: the Skoda Fabia of Mikolaj Marczyk, the Hyundai i20 R5 of Tom Kristensson, and the Ford Fiesta...
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05
June
2022
| 15:56 Europe/Amsterdam
The latest evolution of Pirelli’s gravel tyres ensures reliability and performance on all surfaces in SardiniaThe very high temperatures and mix of slippery and sharp surfaces challenge both the hard and the soft compoundsTerenzio Testoni: “Very sati...
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04
June
2022
| 21:26 Europe/Amsterdam
The second day of Rally Italia Sardegna, which ends with Ott Tanak leading for Hyundai, featured a uniform tyre strategy for all the teams who tackled the morning and afternoon stages with practically identical choices, with very few exceptions.In th...
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03
June
2022
| 20:29 Europe/Amsterdam
The first day of the Rally Italia Sardegna, led by Toyota’s Esapekka Lappi, ended with no big surprises from a technical point of view: high temperatures and tough gravel stages that provided a stern test for all the hard and soft compounds. All the ...
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30
May
2022
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Italian island hosts Pirelli’s home round of the WRCAbrasive and rocky roads a tough test bed for tyresSome of the highest temperatures of the season expected...
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22
May
2022
| 14:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli’s latest Scorpion gravel tyres ensure reliability and performance even in extreme conditionsFriday’s rough stages challenge the tyre structure, low grip over the weekend tests the hard and soft compoundsAnother new challenge awaits the Scorpi...
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21
May
2022
| 23:35 Europe/Amsterdam
The second day of the Rally of Portugal was characterised by a varied tyre strategy among the drivers across both the morning and afternoon stages. During the morning, the first two sandy and very slippery stages (even though they were dry, as oppose...
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20
May
2022
| 23:12 Europe/Amsterdam
The opening full day of Rally Portugal was the longest of the event with the most stages – and it also contained roads that were even more demanding than usual. Sharp rocks and deep ruts from the passage of 100 cars led to numerous incidents in the a...
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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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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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