F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2015 Malaysian Grand Prix – Race
FERRARI CLAIMS FIRST WIN SINCE SPAIN 2013 WITH A TWO-STOP STRATEGY IN EXTREMELY HOT CONDITIONS
LIMITED DEGRADATION FROM THE START OF THE WEEKEND ON A TRACK SURFACE HOT ENOUGH TO COOK AN EGG
DIFFERENT TACTICS FOR MERCEDES AND SPLIT STRATEGIES FOR HAMILTON AND ROSBERG: ON THE PODIUM FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR Read more of this post

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F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Qualifying – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2015 Malaysian Grand Prix – Qualifying

SPLIT STRATEGIES DURING RAIN-AFFECTED QUALIFYING: HAMILTON ON POLE WITH CINTURATO INTERMEDIATE
FERRARI DRIVERS AND WILLIAMS DRIVER VALTTERI BOTTAS THE ONLY ONES TO USE JUST THE P ZERO HARD TYRE IN Q1
THREE-STOP STRATEGY MOST LIKELY FOR A HOT GRAND PRIX TOMORROW Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Practice – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2015 Malaysian Grand Prix – Practice Sessions

TRACK TEMPERATURES OF 56 DEGREES, SIMILAR TO THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES IN 2014, CAUSE HIGH WEAR AND DEGRADATION
PERFORMANCE GAP OF APPROXIMATELY 0.9-1.0 SECONDS BETWEEN HARD AND MEDIUM COMPOUNDS
NO BLISTERING DESPITE THE EXTREME CONDITIONS: WET WEATHER STILL POSSIBLE FOR QUALIFYING AND THE RACE Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Race – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2015 Australian Grand Prix – Race
LEWIS HAMILTON WINS RACE OF ATTRITION WITH A ONE-STOP STRATEGY.
MOST DRIVERS STOP ONCE, SOME CHOOSE A TWO-STOPPER
WEAR AND DEGRADATION EXTREMELY CONTAINED THROUGHOUT 58-LAP RACE:
LONG STINTS ON BOTH MEDIUM AND SOFT COMPOUNDS INCREASE IN PERFORMANCE CONFIRMS THE DATA COLLECTED IN PRE-SEASON TESTING Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Qualifying – Pirelli

Pirelli Logo2015 Australian Grand Prix – Qualifying

LEWIS HAMILTON CLAIMS POLE ON P ZERO SOFT TYRES
WILLIAMS DRIVER VALTTERI BOTTAS THE ONLY NON-MERCEDES DRIVER TO GET THROUGH Q1 WITH P ZERO MEDIUM TYRE
TWO PIT STOPS EXPECTED FOR THE MAJORITY OF RUNNERS TOMORROW Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Practice – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoCAR AND TYRE PERFORMANCES IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS FOLLOWING PRE-SEASON TESTING
FASTEST PRACTICE TIMES TWO SECONDS FASTER THAN EQUIVALENT TIMES LAST YEAR
PERFORMANCE GAP OF APPROXIMATELY 1.4 SECONDS BETWEEN MEDIUM AND SOFT P ZERO COMPOUNDS SO FAR

Melbourne, March 13, 2015 – The opening two practice sessions of the Australian Grand Prix began to answer some of the questions that had arisen during the winter, but the performance of the medium and soft P Zero tyres at Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Preview – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoAustralian Grand Prix Preview: Melbourne, March 12-15, 2015

SOFT AND MEDIUM P ZERO COMPOUNDS FOR FIRST GRAND PRIX OF 2015 SEASON
LAP TIMES MAY BE UP TO TWO SECONDS FASTER THAN LAST YEAR: A GAP OF MORE THAN ONE SECOND EXPECTED BETWEEN SOFT AND MEDIUM
NEW REAR TYRE STRUCTURE FOR 2015, INCREASING TRACTION, PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY Read more of this post

F1 News: PIRELLI ANNOUNCES TYRE NOMINATIONS FOR FIRST FOUR GRANDS PRIX OF 2015 SEASON

Pirelli LogoMilan, March 4, 2015 – Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.

In Australia, Pirelli will bring the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft compounds: well-suited to the varied demands and wide range of potential weather conditions experienced at the semi-permanent Albert Park facility in Melbourne. Read more of this post

F1 News: Pre-season test three: Barcelona, Spain, February 26-March 1, 2015

Pirelli LogoPRE-SEASON TESTING ENDS WITH THE TEAMS HAVING TRIED ALL THE 2015 TYRES APART FROM THE FULL WET
BOTH BARCELONA TESTS CONFIRM FASTER LAP TIMES OF UP TO TWO SECONDS OR MORE, DEPENDING ON COMPOUNDS
PIRELLI COMPOUND CHOICES FOR AUSTRALIA TO BE ANNOUNCED WITHIN NEXT THREE DAYS Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 3 – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoBARCELONA TESTING TIMES AND COMPOUNDS DAY 3

Barcelona, February 28, 2015 – The third day of testing at Barcelona concluded with Lewis Hamilton setting a fastest time of 1m23.022s on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre, but this was still not as quick as the best time seen so far in Barcelona this year: 1m22.792 from Nico Rosberg yesterday, also on the soft. Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 2 – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoBARCELONA TESTING TIMES AND COMPOUNDS DAY 2

Barcelona, February 27, 2015 – The second of four test days ended at 6pm in Barcelona (Spain). It started with a partially cloudy sky in the early morning, then temperatures peaked up to 17°C ambient and 31°C asphalt, which are the warmest conditions experienced so far after 10 days of pre-season testing in Spain. Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 1 – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoBARCELONA TESTING TIMES AND COMPOUNDS

Barcelona, February 26, 2015 – First of four testing days ended at 6pm in Barcelona (Spain). Following an overcast start in the morning, afternoon ambient temperature was up to 16°C, asphalt to 18°C.

Track was dry in the morning and from early afternoon, after light rain around lunchtime. Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona Test Day 4 – Pirelli

Pirelli LogoPre-season test two: Barcelona, Spain, February 19-22, 2015

TEAMS CONTINUE SEASON PREPARATION BY TRYING OUT ALL THE TYRES IN BARCELONA APART FROM THE FULL WET
BARCELONA TEST CONFIRMS INCREASE IN PERFORMANCE OF 2015 CARS: A NUMBER OF DRIVERS INSIDE LAST YEAR’S POLE POSITION
PIRELLI CONFIRMED AS TITLE SPONSOR OF FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA and FORMULA 1 MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ 2015 Read more of this post

F1 News: Pre-season test one: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, February 1-4, 2015

Pirelli LogoLOW TEMPERATURES AND A VERY ABRASIVE TRACK AT JEREZ:
POSITIVE INITIAL VERDICT FROM DRIVERS ON 2015 TYRES
INCREASED LAPS AND PERFORMANCE COMPARED TO START OF 2014 SHOWS PHENOMENAL HYBRID TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery:
“The four days at Jerez were quite a straightforward test, with all the teams present getting in a lot more running Read more of this post

GP2 News: Pirelli to support Lynn’s GP2 graduation

GP2 LogoMilan, January 12, 2015 – GP3 champion Alex Lynn will step up to the GP2 Series in 2015 with significant support from Pirelli, official tyre supplier to the two Formula One feeder categories.

Lynn, a 21-year-old from Great Britain, will receive a 200,000 Euros career progression incentive from Pirelli as his prize for capturing the GP3 crown last season. He has used the financial boost to help secure a drive with the French Read more of this post

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