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Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015

Hembery surprised by Michelin's demands

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery says he is surprised by the demands made by rival company Michelin ahead of the bidding process for the 2017-19 tyre contract. Pirelli has supplied tyres to Formula 1 since the start of the 2011 campaign but the FIA has opened up the tender process for the next three-year contract, with Michelin having submitted a bid. Michelin's proposal comes with the demand for Formula 1 to adopt 18-inch rims and Hembery, whose company has been adhering to a brief to […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Michelin confirms 2017 tyre supplier bid

Michelin has confirmed that it has submitted a bid to supply tyres to Formula 1 from the start of the 2017 season. Michelin last competed in the sport in 2006, when it was engaged in a tyre war with rivals Bridgestone. Since its withdrawal at the end of that campaign, Formula 1 has adopted a single tyre supplier, with Pirelli replacing Bridgestone in 2011. Pirelli's current contract expires at the end of 2016 and the FIA opened up a tender process for the next three-year […]