Welshman Elfyn Evans has become the second-ever winner of the Pirelli-supported WRC Academy on the FIA World Rally Championship: a series designed to identify the champions of the future by pitting young drivers against each other in identical Ford Fiesta R2 rally cars.
Pirelli is launching the new ST:01 Neverending Energy range of truck tyres onto the European market. Having been developed specifically for trailers and semi-trailers, ST:01 Neverending Energy is the first Pirelli tyre to score an ‘AA’ rating from the new European tyre label for rolling resistance and wet grip.
Pirelli UK driver Star Driver Jukka Korhonen claimed his first R2 class victory on the International Rally Yorkshire, the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship. Korhonen also sealed his best-ever overall finish with fifth overall against much more powerful opposition, at the wheel of his Skoda Fabia R2 run by TEG Sport.
With Tyre Safety Month in the UK fast approaching, premium tyre manufacturer Pirelli is supplying its employees with an informative leaflet with their company payslips in order to keep staff up to speed with the annual initiative.
Testing of Pirelli’s state-of-the-art Cyber Fleet system has doubled up so that a new programme of tests in Germany, where more than a million kilometres have been monitored in barely two months, joins the existing South American schedule.
The closing round of the Pirelli-supported MSA British Rally Championship, International Rally Yorkshire, will take place in Scarborough later this week where Keith Cronin aims to clinch his third international rally title (28-29 September).
Pirelli is running a competition through its social media sites offering individuals the chance to win 40 pairs of tickets to the annual Ferrari Racing Days event that encompasses rounds of both the European Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli series and the Pirelli Ferrari Open.
Pirelli will support Ferrari North Europe at Silverstone next weekend as part of its annual Ferrari Racing Days event that will also feature rounds of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli and the Pirelli Ferrari Open (14-16 September).