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Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014

Pirelli reveals 2014 tyre test schedule

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed its schedule of which days teams will devote solely to tyre testing. Each team must dedicate one of their test days to tyre work with the company. In-season testing returns in 2014, with Bahrain, Spain and Britain hosting two-day tests following their respective Formula 1 race. The final test of the year will take place after the season finale in Abu Dhabi. 'Each team will have to devote one day of testing this year to tyres for 2015, […]

Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014

Pirelli reveals compounds for flyaway races

Formula 1's tyre supplier Pirelli have announced the tyre compounds for the opening four races of 2014. The medium and soft tyres will be used in Australia, Bahrain and China, while the hard and medium tyres will be used in Malaysia. "The information gained over all three pre-season tests has helped us to come up with the tyre choices for the start of the season, having run with the new 2014 tyres in all conditions now: ranging from rain in Jerez to ambient temperatures exceeding […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Bahrain test preview: the last chance

The third and final pre-season test takes place this week at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain. Some teams have remained on the island either to work on their cars or for filming days while drivers have been training in nearby states and enjoying themselves before the hard work well and truly begins. For the motley crew of Formula 1 drivers it is the final time for them to become affiliated with their 2014 cars before they are thrust into the public eye on a slippery, […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pirelli to prepare for tyre warmer ban

Pirelli is to begin preparations for the 2015 tyre warmer ban at this week's test in Bahrain. Each team will receive an extra set of medium tyres in order to test their behaviour. 'Pirelli is also bringing an extra set of medium tyres per team to Bahrain, with 2014 construction and compound', read a statement released by the Italian company. 'However, these are actually considered to be ‘prototypes’ as their purpose is to test tyre behaviour without warming blankets, which will be banned from 2015 […]

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2014

GP2 adopts Formula 1 tyre rule

Organisers of the GP2 Series have confirmed that Formula 1's feeder series will adopt the rule stating that both tyre compounds must be used in the feature race. The GP2 drivers race twice across a weekend, with the feature race usually taking place after Formula 1's qualifying session. Drivers must make a pit stop during the feature race, but from 2014 the option and prime tyre must be used in the feature race. During 2013, several drivers claimed victory in the feature race by running […]

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pirelli extends Formula 1 tyre deal

Pirelli has confirmed that they will continue to be the sole tyre supplier to Formula 1 until the end of 2016 season. Pirelli has been the single tyre supplier to the sport since the start of 2011. In co-ordination with the new deal, amended testing regulations have been set out by the sport's governing body. 'One of the 12 days of official pre-season testing, as prescribed in the 2014 sporting regulations, will be dedicated exclusively to wet tyre testing,' read a statement. 2014's pre-season tests […]