Pirelli will remain global tyre partner of the FIA Formula One World Championship until the end of the 2023 season after extending its current contract – which lasts until the end of the 2019 season – for a further four years.
Pirelli has renewed its agreement with Europe’s largest Porsche Club for the next five years. Porsche Club GB has over 22,000 members, driving more than 60,000 Porsche cars. Pirelli has given the club technical as well as other support for many years.
Renault Sport Formula One Team secured fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Carlos Sainz claimed sixth position in the 55-lap race, giving Renault its best result in the championship since its return to Formula One in 2016.
For the fourth consecutive year, Pirelli will be the exclusive supplier of the FIA GT World Cup, held on the Macau Guia circuit.
Le Mans series driver, a 17 year old Supercar pace setter and an Irish driver making his mark in the USA are the three drivers selected as finalists in the Motorsport Ireland Young Racing Driver of the Year award.
Pirelli’s Scorpion Winter tyre has won the latest comparative test held by German off-road magazine, Auto Bild Allrad, acclaimed as ‘best performer’ in the wet handling, dry braking and rolling resistance categories. It was also ‘highly commended’ for dry braking, snow handling and wet handling performance.
Using Pirelli tyres, the brand-new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ recently went round the Nurburgring in six minutes 44.97 seconds, setting a new production car lap record at the iconic German track.
Greystones teenager, Cameron Fenton has inked a deal with UK FF1600 title winning team, Team Dolan which will see him compete in one of the biggest FF1600 events in the world, the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone.
Rob Parks Junior from Ballina, Co Tipperary, has been selected as the Young Racing Driver of the Month for September. The 16 year-old took a win and a second place in the Ginetta Junior races at the Leinster Trophy meeting at Mondello Park to score his fourth victory of the year.
Pirelli was the headline partner of the Porsche Classic event at the famous Oldtimer Grand Prix, which took place at the Nürburgring in Germany recntly. The Oldtimer Grand Prix is a unique festival of historic motorsport spanning an entire weekend, taking in everything from old Formula One cars to rally cars and touring cars: many
Lamborghini has recently launched its all-new SUV, the Urus, and Pirelli has developed six tyres: P Zero for maximum performance, P Zero Corsa for a sporty drive and the Scorpion range for great control on and off road. The range of tyres goes from 21 to 23 inches and have been created to best highlight