MOTORSPORT WORLD


At national level Pirelli will continue to supply hundreds of drivers entering domestic circuit racing championships. Here you can find some brief information on our presence in the various countries.

ARGENTINA

Racing Argentina
Racing Argentina

000The Top Race V6 is considered the most modern category of motor racing in Argentina. These cars have V6 engine with 350 HP and are fitted with tyres in size 285/645-18. The big names of Argentinian motorsport compete in this category.

The TC2000 is one of the more traditional categories of Argentina and relies on the involvement of the major automakers.
All cars use 285/645-18 tyres.

In addition to the TC 2000, the event is formed of Formula Renault for professional drivers, and Línea Competizione for gentleman drivers.

AUSTRALIA

Australia GT Championship
Australia GT Championship
Australia GT Championship

Australia GT Championship.
Pirelli is the Official Tyre Supplier to the 2013 Australian GT Championship. The Championship is modeled on the FIA GT3 Championship with entries from Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin and other marques. The Championship will also have one round in New Zealand in November.


Australian Porsche GT3 Championship.
Pirelli is the Official Tyre Supplier to the Australian Porsche GT3 Championship. The Championship starts in April with rounds to be contested in 2013 This series is seen as the feeder series for the Carrera Cup Series and uses previous model Porsche cars.

BRAZIL

Racing Brazil
Racing Brazil
Racing Brazil
Racing Brazil

Now in its fifth season in Brazil, the GT Brazil series brings together the world's most coveted brands like Ferrari, Corvette, Lamborghini, Ford GT, Viper, Audi, Porsche, Maserati and Ginetta. The cars run together but the results and scores are separated into GT3 and GT4 classes.
The series consists of ten stages held at major Brazilian circuits.

This season, the GT Itaipava Brazil has accepted a new category of cars: the Mercedes-Benz Grand Challenge, which debuts this season using the models Mercedes-Benz C250 CGI.

A new option in motorsport is the Fiat Linea, a series involving 26 renowned Brazilian drivers, with the top teams.
Cars have 1.4 16v turbo-powered engines with Ethanol (alcool) and use tyres in size 235/625-16.

The Formula Future Fiat is considered the gateway for young drivers who have competed in karting and want to start a career aiming to reach Formula 1.

Tyres used are 175/50-13 front and 235/45-13 rear. The championship is made of 6 events held at major racetracks in Brazil, with 2 races per event.

Considered the largest category of Formula in South America, Formula 3 is the traditional school of great drivers.

Cars are built with the same materials and technology as Formula 1. The chassis are made of carbon fiber and the cars use tyres 200/540-13 front and 250/575-13 rear.
The championship includes nine events, held at the major racetracks in South America.

The category "Brasileiro de Marcas" (Brazilian Brands) makes its debut in 2011 using the same patterns as Argentine TC2000.

All the cars use the same engine and chassis and have the support of the car manufacturers. The tyre used by the "Brasileiro de Marcas" are in size 285/645-18.

For more info please visit: www.pirelli.com.br

CHILE

Racing Chile

Formula 3 and Supercarrozados are the best known racing series in Chile.
The Formula 3 Chile uses tyres 175/50-13 front and 235/45-13 rear, while the Supercarrozados use size 205/565-15.

China

Rally China

Boss-GP, club racing:
Up to now, this series is the most attractive GT club racing event in China with the new name - 'Boss-GP' in 2013. Pirelli tyres, play as a 'Performance Guard for those drivers who want to be fast safely.

Czech Republic

2013 Czech national formula class up to 1400 ccm is using exclusively Pirelli formula slick tyres on race tracks in Czech, Slovak, Poland, Hungary and Austria in Central European Zone championship

FRANCE

Racing france

In France, Pirelli is an official partner of the “Club Ferrari France”, supporting events such as “500 Ferrari against cancer” and the “Ferrari Owners” days.

Pirelli also organizes the “P Zero Experience”, which consists of 5 opportunities for GT owners to enjoy a track-day event on the most beautiful racetracks in France and Belgium, while discovering the whole Pirelli range.

Pirelli will also welcome in 2012 the full range of its track-day special tyre, the P Zero Trofeo, available for 18”, 19” and 20” rims.

For more info please visit: www.pirelli.fr

GERMANY

Racing Germany
Racing Germany

In 2013 the VLN (Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenmeisterschaft Nürburgring) series will include 10 events. With an average of 180 cars, the VLN is the most popular motorsport racing series.

Within VLN series, Pirelli is the official supplier to the TMG GT86 Cup, organizes by TMG – Toyota Motorsport GmbH.

GREECE

In 2012 Pirelli had a strong presence among all national championships and races with many individual successes. In 2013, Pirelli Greece will continue the effort and participation in motor sport championships in the categories of Hill Climbing, Rally and Circuit.

MEXICO

Racing Mexico
Racing Mexico
Racing Mexico

Porsche GT3 Cup.
Pirelli is the official tyres Suppliers of Porsche GT3 Cup: one of the best motorsport categories in Mexico. They run mainly in the center of the Mexican Republic and they have around 15-17 cars that use Medium and Hard Compound.

Endurance National Championship
Cars 2.0 Liter Turbo or less. Fitted exclusively with Pirelli tyres. The biggest event is the 24 Hours Mexico City, where last year started 50 cars.

MIDDLE EAST

Racing Middle East

Pirelli has been the exclusive tyre supplier to the Lumina Supercars Middle East championship for the last two years and this participation also continues till the end of the 2011 season.

POLAND

In the Racing championship 2012 (8 events from April to October), Pirelli will support the Ferrari class, including multiple Polish and European Champion Maciej Stańco.

PORTUGAL

Campionato de  Portugal de GT
Supercars European Series
Supercars European Series

Campionato de Portugal de GT
The 2013 Championship season in Portugal Circuits has five events running at four Portuguese circuits: Braga, Portimão, Estoril and Porto.

Supercars European Series
The Supercars European Series joins the GT Championships of Portugal and Italy plus one race in Marrakech and another in Spain.

SPAIN

Iberian Supercars Trophy

Iberian Supercars Trophy
The Iberian Supercars Trophy includes races to be held at Portuguese and Spanish circuits.

UK

GT Cup
The GT Cup is a sprint racing series that is open to both professional and gentleman drivers that takes place at circuits across the UK. A wide variety of cars are eligible to compete, including the McLaren MP4-12C, Ferrari 458, Audi R8 and the Aston Martin Vantage. There are three classes in the Championship that are based on power to weight ratio.

Ferrari Open
The Ferrari Open Championship is open to any Ferrari built since 1990. The championship regularly sees grids in excess of 30 cars that include large numbers F458, F430 and F360, as well as some of the rarer cars, such as the F40. Pirelli Also supports the Ferrari Formula Classic and the Ferrari Hillclimb that are also run by the Ferrari Owners Club of Great Britain.

Mini Challenge
Pirelli will be going into its second year as the control tyre of the Mini Challenge. 2013 will see both the Club and the John Cooper Works Classes running on slicks and wets. The Mini Challenge is seen as a great starting point for aspiring young drivers and continues to field strong grids in excess of 30 cars per round.

Porsche Club of Great Britain – Club Championship
In 2013 Pirelli signed a 3 year contract to become the control tyre for the Porsche Club GB’s race series, the Club Championship, renewing their partnership after 15 years. The series will move to slicks and wets, having previously run on intermediate tyres. The Championship sees a variety of cars competing including the 911, Boxster, 968, 924 and 944.

For more info please visit: www.pirelli.co.uk.

USA

Pirelli World Challenge
Pirelli Drivers Cup
Pirelli Cayman Interseries Endurance Cup Championship

Pirelli World Challenge
Pirelli is the Pirelli Tire North America is the Official Tyre Supplier for the World Challenge Championships in a five-year partnership that puts the prominent production-based series on racing slick tyres.

Pirelli will supply all cars in the World Challenge GT, GTS and Touring Car categories starting with the 12-race 2012 season (the series’ 22nd season) with the P Zero Racing Slick and P Zero Racing Rain tyres, for the SCCA Pro Racing-sanctioned Championship.

All World Challenge races are a maximum of 50 minutes in length and feature standing starts with popular cars from the world’s leading manufacturers racing head-to-head.

All World Challenge races are a maximum of 50 minutes in length and feature standing starts with popular cars from the world’s leading manufacturers racing head-to-head.

Pirelli Drivers Cup
PTNA enters its third year as official tyre supplier and title sponsor of the Pirelli Drivers Cup (PDC) USA race series. PDC is the premier focal point of Porsche Club racing in the United States, featuring Porsche 997 and 996 GT3 Cup Cars with drivers from the Porsche Owner’s Club (POC), Porsche Club of America (PCA), Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), Historic Sportscar Racing, Ltd. (HSR) and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA).

PTNA Motorsport will continue to supply drivers in the series with P Zero Racing Slicks as well as racing rain tyres.

Pirelli Cayman Interseries Endurance Cup Championship
The Cayman Interseries is a modern-day showcase of Porsche excellence in competition as well as a rolling tribute to the heritage and history of some of the most famous Porsche racing cars of all time.
The Cayman Interseries is open only to 2009 through 2011 Porsche Cayman S models that are raced in near-stock configuration by a competitive group of emerging and sportsman drivers. The heritage connection comes in the form of each Cayman’s livery that has a direct and visible link to a legendary Porsche race car from the past.

For more info please visit: www.pirelli.us

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