Pirelli wants early decision over 2014 F1 contract

Paul Hembery (GBR) Pirelli Motorsport Director with FanVision. Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Friday 12 October 2012.Nov.28 (GMM) Formula One’s exclusive tyre supplier Pirelli is pushing for an early decision as to whether it will remain in the role beyond the 2013 season.

The Italian marque’s initial three-year tenure finishes at the end of next season.

“The deadline is June next year,” motor sport director Paul Hembery is quoted by Brazil’s Totalrace, “but we want to know the decision as soon as possible.

“If we need to find … different job[s] for 300, 400 people, we need to know this in advance.”

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