The Buddh International Circuit represents new territory for Formula One and Pirelli, in one of the fastest-growing automotive markets in the world. Tomorrow the drivers will experience the track for the first time: here are some of the biggest demands that the tyres are likely to face on the 5137-metre circuit, located just outside of Delhi.
Eight of the teams were equipped with Michelin tyres specially designed for the race, with the lowest rolling resistance tyre ever made (1.5kg/t). This rolling resistance is five times less than an Energy Saver tyre that can be fitted to road cars.
Rally de Espana, the 12th and penultimate round of the 2011 World Rally Championship, was based on a mixed travel/asphalt route which saw MICHELIN rise successfully to a two fold challenge.
The menu of the opening day featured two attempts at a loop of three loose-surface stages which, for the first and only time this season, [...]
Pirelli has announced that from 2013, it will replace the current 16.5” tyre in the World Superbike Championship with the larger 17” Diablo Superbike tyres, in a move to better allow it to develop its road-going products in the motorsport arena
The Suzuka circuit, which hosts the Japanese Grand Prix, contains a wide variety of fast and medium speed corners, such as the famous Spoon Curve and 130R. This makes it ideal territory for the versatile P Zero White tyre, with the P Zero Yellow tyre – which has been used at every race so far this year – as the option.
The Cinturato P1 special edition on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show combines the typical environmentally-friendly features of Cinturato tyres with the benefits guaranteed by the Audi electric prototype
The Italian Junior Rally Championship, for drivers of two-wheel drive cars aged 28 or under, will be decided on this weekend’s Rally San Martino di Castrozza, held on the twisty mountain roads of the Dolomites from September 15-17. A Pirelli driver will definitely win the prestigious title – but which one?
The SAM Group considered criteria including corporate governance, risk management, codes of conduct, brand management and innovation processes. On the environmental front, it examined reporting, environmental policies, procedures and systems, responsible product management, climate change and emissions reduction strategy and energy efficiency.
At Pirelli’s home race in Monza, the tifosi were treated to a spectacular race that resulted in another victory for Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel, bringing the young German even closer to his second consecutive drivers’ title. The German led his 500th lap this season on Pirelli tyres during the Italian race, the fastest on the calendar.
After kicking off in heavy rain which made the stages particularly slippery and challenging, the remainder of the 2011 Rally Australia took place in fine, sunny conditions and on roads which were perfectly suited to the hard-compound MICHELIN LATITUDE Cross H1.