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Vettel equals Nigel Mansell’s record with Pirelli P Zero yellow

Another record has fallen to newly-crowned champion Sebastian Vettel. The German driver equaled Nigel Mansell’s record of 14 pole positions in one season (from 1992) by going fastest in qualifying at the Yas Marina circuit, with a time of 1m38.481s. This was comfortably quicker than the time he set to ...>

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P Zero yellow experimental tire makes its debut in Abu Dhabi

As part of its preparation for the 2012 season, Pirelli gave a new experimental version of the P Zero Yellow soft tire its debut today during the two free practice sessions at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton has emerged quickest with a time of 1m39.586s, set during ...>

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2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from a tire point of view

The penultimate round of this year’s Formula One World Championship at the Yas Marina circuit presents its own unique challenges for the tires. The 55-lap race takes in a total of 189.738 miles from dusk to nightfall, meaning that track temperatures tend to fall and then stabilize. This affects tire ...>

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