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Jaime Alguersuari and Lucas Di Grassi to test for Pirelli

Jaime Alguersuari from Spain, together with Brazilian Lucas di Grassi, will be Pirelli’s two test drivers during the 2012 season, as the Italian firm enters its second year of Formula One. For the first time Pirelli will have two permanent Formula One test drivers, after di Grassi carried out the ...>

Tyre strategy shines through in a rain-hit Malaysia

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso used three of Pirelli’s four tyre compounds – the Cinturato Blue wet, Cinturato Green intermediate and P Zero White medium – to win a rain-affected Malaysian Grand Prix and lead the drivers’ championship. Tyre strategy was also key to enduring a career-best second place for Sauber ...>

Speed and strategy with Pirelli in Malaysia

For the second weekend in succession McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button qualified first and second, at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Both drivers used Pirelli’s P Zero White medium tyre for their fastest times, with Hamilton setting a time of 1m36.219s. Tyre strategy was key to qualifying, with reigning ...>