Formerly known as the Pirelli International Rally, the second round of this year’s MSA British Rally Championship has been renamed the Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally in support of the former world rally champion.
The annual Pirelli UK Star Driver competition was held in Wales last month where Northern Ireland’s Mark Donnelly was announced as the winner of a fully-paid drive in the 2013 British Rally Championship courtesy of Pirelli.
Pirelli will appear at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham where the Italian tyre manufacturer will showcase a motorsport-focused display that includes the new Pirelli Star Driver Citroen DS3 R3.
Northern Ireland’s Mark Donnelly has won this year’s prestigious Pirelli UK Star Driver shootout after impressing a panel of four judges during a two-day showdown based at the iconic motorsport complex of Sweet Lamb in mid Wales.
With Christmas fast approaching and temperatures plummeting, Italian tyre firm Pirelli is urging motorists to check their tyres to ensure they are offering optimum grip and safety on Ireland’s icy roads.
The 2013 Pirelli Calendar has been unveiled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The creator of the 40th edition of ‘The Cal’™ is Steve McCurry, one of the world’s most renowned photographers, who recounts the recent social and economic transformation of Brazil.
The Formula One teams got their first taste of Pirelli’s 2013 tyres during free practice in Brazil, with the Italian firm bringing two extra sets of prototype tyres in addition to the usual allocation of P Zero Silver hard tyres and P Zero White medium tyres that have been nominated for the weekend.
Michael Rutter scored an unprecedented eighth Macau Grand Prix victory to firmly secure his place in the record books and take a fifth consecutive win for Pirelli around the unique 3.8 mile, armco lined Far East street circuit.
The Pirelli-supported GT Cup championship has confirmed that the 2013 calendar will feature seven rounds comprising of 19 races. Italian tyre firm Pirelli will remain the championship’s official tyre supplier as the all-action series prepares to visit the UK’s most prestigious race circuits including the home of British motorsport: the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit.