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2022
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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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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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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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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