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Hembery: Pirelli will not stay in F1 at any cost

A tyre even softer than Pirelli's so-called super soft looks set to make its bow in 2016, but amid talk of Michelin entering the fray the Italian maunfacturer are adamant that their involvement in F1 will n...
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Ecclestone to decide F1 tyre supplier

The decision about Formula 1's tyre supplier beyond 2016 has been moved into the hands of Bernie Ecclestone. On Monday, we reported that both Michelin and Pirelli had satisfied the FIA that they are bot...
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Pirelli wants more testing to spice up F1

Formula 1's exclusive tyre supplier Pirelli has vowed to try to spice up next year's grands prix. In 2015, criticism of the F1 'show' has come from all quarters, but a big factor contributing to the exci...
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Pirelli not keen on free choice tyres for 2016

Pirelli has ruled out giving Formula 1 teams and drivers so called 'free choice' on their selection of tyre compounds for 2016. The measure had been proposed by Force India and adopted by the Strategy Gr...
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Pirelli waiting for Formula 1 tyre tender news

Pirelli motorsport boss Paul Hembery says he is waiting to know if his company will remain Formula 1's official tyre supplier beyond 2016. "No news yet," the Briton, who is the Italian company's F1 chi...
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Pirelli report from day one at Silverstone

Silverstone is well known as one of the fastest circuits on the calendar, but the pace has got even quicker today – with the fastest time in FP1 from Nico Rosberg already beating the fastest lap of the wh...
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Pirelli preview the British Grand Prix

The P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyres have been selected for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone: a fast and flowing circuit that takes a lot out of the tyres, especially during the many hi...
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Pirelli and Michelin square up for F1 tyre contract

Current suppliers Pirelli have tendered for the next three-year Formula 1 tyre contract from 2017 with Michelin their only rivals, Pirelli's motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Friday. "We did tender, ...
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Pirelli on pole to win 2017 F1 contract

The likelihood Michelin will enter the race to become Formula 1's 2017 tyre supplier - alongside or instead of Pirelli is apparently dwindling by the day. The French company announced its interest recent...
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F1 tyre war unlikely to happen until at least 2020

A tyre war has been ruled out in Formula 1 at least for the next four seasons, despite reports that Michelin are looking to muscle in on the exclusive Pirelli turf. Pirelli and, it seems, Michelin have ...
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Pirelli preview the Canada Grand Prix

Canada has the same tyre nomination as Monaco – soft and supersoft – but quite a different challenge. The track is a lot more demanding for tyres than Monaco, which should lead to a greater degree of we...
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Pirelli not opposed to F1 tyre war

Pirelli is "open" to going to war with a rival tyre manufacturer like Michelin, claims of the Italian company's chief Marco Tronchetti Provera. On a rare paddock visit in Monaco, he confirmed that Pirel...