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February
2024
| 15:44 Europe/Amsterdam
The only tyre available, the Pirelli Sottozero Ice, stood up well to snow, ice and frozen gravelTestoni: “I admit I was a bit worried given the condition of the roads, but in the end, the studs stood up very well thanks to our exclusive technology”...
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13
February
2024
| 14:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Only one type of tyre available to the teams: the studded SottozeroThe 2024 route features some changes compared to last year, with more technical and slower sectionsTestoni: “Surface conditions could change from stage to stage. Adapting to this will...
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28
January
2024
| 15:03 Europe/Amsterdam
Without any real winter conditions, the tyre choice was down to just the asphalt P ZeroNeuville wins in WRC1 and Rossel in WRC2. A close contest meant the result went down to the wire on Sunday morningTestoni: “The drivers did a good job in terms of ...
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24
January
2024
| 18:51 Europe/Amsterdam
This rally could have marked the return of snow and ice, but in fact it looks like being one of the hottest ever of all the 92 Monte Carlo Rallies run. This surprising weather forecast is also the key factory of the first WRC round of the year accord...
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22
January
2024
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
The return to Gap suggests more wintery and challenging conditions than in previous seasonsOn debut the latest evolution of studded tyres, developed with the characteristics of the 2024 edition of the rally in mind The toughest day promises to be Sat...
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08
January
2024
| 10:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli Motorsport 2024 opens with a clear victory in the first race of the year. P Lunga tyres took Michael Lengauer's Skoda Fabia to the top step of the podium in the Jännerrallye in Austria, which traditionally opens the European rally season. Not...
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2023
28
November
2023
| 12:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Irish driver Marty McCormack has won the R.A.C. Rally – one of the longest events in Europe with 33 stages over five days – on Pirelli tyres.McCormack won the renowned historic event for the third time, at the wheel of a Ford Escort co-driven by Barn...
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19
November
2023
| 08:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Rain and snow kept at bay by Pirelli Cinturato tyresLittle use was made of the P Zero Hard, which were the prime for the rallyTestoni: "The wet tyres, like the others in our range, also showed great versatility and reliability. It closes a very posit...
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13
November
2023
| 16:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Rain, currently expected on Friday, and more humid conditions than forecast could weigh on the entire race and the teams' tyre strategy The P Zero Hard is the prime. Also available are the P Zero Soft and the Cinturato for wet weather, indicated in c...
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29
October
2023
| 15:04 Europe/Amsterdam
The Finn wins his second world title with one race to spare, managing his lead shrewdlyRain and wet tyres protagonists of the first two days of the rally, which turned out to be more challenging than expectedTestoni: "The weather conditions strongly ...
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26
October
2023
| 14:42 Europe/Amsterdam
In the service of Passau, the base camp of the first Central European Rally, late yesterday morning and in the early morning of today the sun appeared, which in addition to warming the air seemed to promise a less wet and humid race than feared in th...
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23
October
2023
| 15:05 Europe/Amsterdam
The hard ones are the options. Cinturato wet weather tyres also availableThe road surfaces are expected to be different in the three countries touched by the rally. In common they have technicality and speedTestoni: "It will be interesting to see the...
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11
October
2023
| 13:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli is once again the absolute protagonist of Rallylegend in San Marino, an appointment that year after year is more and more awaited and loved by the rally fans of yesterday and today. This year P Lunga, besides tyre all the drivers and cars tha...
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09
October
2023
| 14:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The last success with Ostberg in HungaryPirelli is the only tyre manufacturer to win on all road surfaces and always on the podiumTestoni: "Our team has brought the quality and experience of the WRC to the European Championship"...
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01
October
2023
| 20:24 Europe/Amsterdam
The Estonian dominates a race in which tyre choice and management proved crucialThe definitive turning point on the second day, when the Scorpion hard tyres made the differenceTestoni: "Saturday's stages, which were particularly hard on the tyres, co...
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28
September
2023
| 17:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Friday and Sunday characterised by softer and sandier surfaces with medium and low stress for the tyres; Saturday decidedly more demanding with very abrasive surfaces and very pronounced tyre wear. This, in short, is the picture of the Rally Chile th...
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22
September
2023
| 12:21 Europe/Amsterdam
The course winds through forests and coastline and features often slippery and wet surfaces.The winding but fast roads require very technical driving.Terenzio Testoni of Pirelli: "I expect a hard-fought race in which the pitfalls will be numerous."...
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16
September
2023
| 09:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli has not submitted its candidature to supply the FIA World Rally Championship from 2025-2027. As a result, the Italian firm will conclude its partnership as a single supplier to the WRC in 2024, having achieved the targets set three years ago ...
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10
September
2023
| 15:24 Europe/Amsterdam
World champion Rovanpera wins with careful strategyIreland's William Creighton takes the 2023 FIA Junior WRC titleTestoni: "The rain of the previous days highlighted the rocky surface which proved aggressive for tyres and cars"For Pirelli victory in ...
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04
September
2023
| 12:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Scorpion KX WRC hard tyres a must for the toughest race in the world championshipHigh heat, hard surfaces and twisty tracks the major challenges of the race that will have no service on FridayTestoni: "Attention to wear, tyre management is crucial in...
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21
August
2023
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
With one race to go before the championship closes, the New Zealander takes the continental sceptreTestoni: “This new title is confirmation of the quality in our product even in a championship that demands performance”...
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06
August
2023
| 14:59 Europe/Amsterdam
The Briton wins a race characterised by rain and unexpected eventsThe only certainty was the tyres, which guaranteed durability, performance and robustness on gravel marked by puddles and rutsFIA, WRC Promoter and Pirelli together for more diverse an...
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03
August
2023
| 15:04 Europe/Amsterdam
As was easily predictable, even for Rally Finland, which will experience its first special stage this evening, the drivers have stocked up on soft tyres, opting for the maximum possible, namely 28. After all, as Pirelli engineers' analysis after reco...
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31
July
2023
| 16:33 Europe/Amsterdam
As per tradition, soft compound gravel tyres will be first for the so-called Grand Prix of FinlandThe weather threatens intermittent rain with temperatures between 13 and 23 degreesTestoni: "It's the classic race that the one who makes the least mist...
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30
July
2023
| 18:59 Europe/Amsterdam
With today's victory, the Lombardy driver not only takes the European race but also the absolute Italian rally championshipThe other Pirelli-tyred cars also did well, taking the entire podium, with Basso's Skoda Fabia in second and Paddon's Hyundai i...
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23
July
2023
| 13:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Increased car performance makes the challenges of the race tougher for the drivers, who faced the rally with only one spare in all special stages Rovanpera dominates, taking over the rally as early as Friday afternoonTestoni: "Despite the well-establ...
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20
July
2023
| 14:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Full of soft tyres, i.e. the maximum possible 28, and the hunt for grip, which is confirmed as the main challenge for all crews. These were the premises with which Rally Estonia got underway today, with the Kastre shakedown going to Kalle Rovanpera, ...
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17
July
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Scorpion KX WRC SA tyres are the first for round eight of the World Rally ChampionshipFast, narrow roads and poor grip the biggest pitfalls of the Baltic raceTerenzio Testoni of Pirelli: "The wide working range of the soft gravel tyres ensures the hi...
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08
July
2023
| 18:44 Europe/Amsterdam
The two drivers, fitted with Scorpion K gravel tyres,won all the stages of the FIAERC European Championship race
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25
June
2023
| 14:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Despite the continuous blows suffered, soft tyres ensure reliability and grip in grounds made tougher by rainToyota hits the jackpot in a never predictable race that exceeded expectations in terms of difficulty and pitfallsTestoni: 'I thought the Sco...
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