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2022
13
November
2022
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Asphalt and gravel tyre developments for WRC1 cars coming soonChampionship ends in rain on final day of Rally Japan, won by Neuville WRC2 season title goes to Finland's Emil Lindholm in Skoda Fabia...
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12
November
2022
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
After a troubled opening Friday, the second day of the Rally Japan unfolded as expected and without any major incidents other than the cancellation of SS13, Okazaki1. What characterized Saturday's two sections was the good weather and tracks with wid...
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11
November
2022
| 10:11 Europe/Amsterdam
The last rally of the season opened with a race full of twists and turns, accidents and special stages that were cancelled, interrupted, or shortened. In the end, of the six scheduled stages only four took place, which saw the Toyota team with Elfyn ...
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08
November
2022
| 13:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Completely revamped format for the Japanese race held on the mountainous asphalt around the city of ToyotaTo cope with the slippery and cold surfaces the teams have the P Zero Hard as a prime and the P Zero Soft as an option, as well as the Cinturato...
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23
October
2022
| 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
With Sebastian Ogier's victory and Kalle Rovanpera's third place, the Japanese team closes the championship with one race to spareAfter Friday's mixed tyre strategy, hard compound tyres were the predominant choice on Saturday and SundayTestoni: "With...
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22
October
2022
| 20:20 Europe/Amsterdam
The second day of the Rally Catalunya comes to a close with two protagonists: Sebastian Ogier in a Toyota, who compared to yesterday has lengthened the gap on the second placed, Thierry Neuville in a Hyundai, and the P Zero WRC HA tyres, which were p...
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21
October
2022
| 19:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Inconsistent weather and a varied choice of tyres marked the first day of the Rallye Catalunya, which, however, largely lived up to the eve's forecasts with slippery road surfaces, especially in the morning, becoming increasingly dirty after the firs...
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18
October
2022
| 10:29 Europe/Amsterdam
The fast Catalan roads have abrasive asphalt, with a good level of grip, which tends to accumulate mud and stones P Zero Hard tyres are the first choice and Soft as an option. Wet weather tyres are also availableTestoni: "Better a cautious approach t...
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12
October
2022
| 15:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Pirelli will be the absolute protagonist of the 20th San Marino Rally Legend, scheduled from 13 to 16 October. And not just because 90 per cent of the more than 180 cars entered will be fitted with P lunga products, but above all because the tyre man...
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02
October
2022
| 06:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Soft tyres ensure reliability and performance even on the often flooded and abrasive gravel roads of the North IslandAlmost one-way tyre strategy by the teams, who left little room for the hard tyresTestoni: "Congratulations to Kalle for an excellent...
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01
October
2022
| 08:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A lot of rain, often stagnating in deep puddles at the side of the road, on very abrasive gravel, but also a lot of grip, ensured by the soft Pirelli Scorpion tyres in all race situations. This is how the second day of the New Zealand Rally can be su...
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30
September
2022
| 09:57 Europe/Amsterdam
As predicted, the first day of Rally New Zealand proved to be one of the most challenging of the season. Characterising the six stages, totalling 158.6 kilometres, were the slippery yet highly abrasive road conditions on the west coast of the North I...
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27
September
2022
| 08:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Soft-compound Scorpion KX WRC is the prime, but the hard option could also play a key roleThe race looks set to be one of the toughest of the year, particularly on the first day with long and tiring stages for tyres and carsTestoni: “Tyres will be un...
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11
September
2022
| 15:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Scorpion Hard tyres provide endurance and toughness on stone-strewn gravel roadsTestoni: "Never seen such a challenging rally in two years. The confirmation are the marks on the tyres, which withstood terribly challenging surfaces"By winning in Greec...
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10
September
2022
| 19:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Sweltering heat, mechanical failures, damage to the outer parts of the cars, and flips at the top of the standings.  If the first day of the Rally of Greece had been eventful and spectacular, the second and longest of the entire race was no less so. ...
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09
September
2022
| 19:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Friday's Acropolis Rally Greece confirmed itself as the toughest day of the race due to the rugged terrain and extremely high temperatures and ended with a finishing order that saw a dominance of Fords, With French multi-champion Sebastian Loeb leadi...
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06
September
2022
| 10:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Alongside the Scorpion KX WRC hard tyres also available are soft-compound tyres, which have been the preferred choice of drivers so far during the seasonTyres put to the test in terms of endurance by Greece's twisty mountain dirt roadsTestoni: "Great...
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28
August
2022
| 18:38 Europe/Amsterdam
The Barum Czech Rally, valid for the FIA ERC European Championship, closes under the banner of the Pirelli colors not only for the first and second place in the overall standings, but also for the closing with one race to spare of the European Junior...
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21
August
2022
| 16:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Hyundai driver wins an unusually dry race with stable weather on two out of three daysAfter Friday's mixed tyre strategy, hard compound tyres were the drivers' only choice in Saturday and Sunday stagesTestoni: "The P Zero Hard asphalt tyres allowed d...
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20
August
2022
| 20:23 Europe/Amsterdam
If Friday of the Rally Belgium was the day of the most diverse tire strategies, Saturday was definitely the day of the P Zero Hard. In fact, the dry asphalt tire, which is the prime in the Belgian event, was the only choice of all WRC1 drivers to tac...
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19
August
2022
| 20:06 Europe/Amsterdam
The first day of the Rally Belgium largely lived up to the predictions: slippery road surfaces with variable grip, tending to get very dirty with each pass, capricious weather, and highly differentiated tire strategy among the drivers. The most rewar...
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16
August
2022
| 11:49 Europe/Amsterdam
The narrow, fast roads of the Flemish countryside present a variety of conditions and inconstant gripP Zero Hard the first choice. Wet-weather tyres also availableTestoni: "Wide range of tyre strategy possibilities for the drivers, who will have to b...
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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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