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Vettel claims Formula 1 world title on Pirelli tires

Sebastian Vettel, driving for Red Bull Racing, has joined an exclusive club of drivers to have won Formula One World Championships on Pirelli tires: Giuseppe Farina (1950), Alberto Ascari (1952, 1953) and Juan Manuel Fangio (1951, 1954,1957). The German also becomes the youngest double world champion in Formula One history ...>

Vettel claims closest-ever pole position at Suzuka

Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has put himself in the best possible position to seal his second Formula One title this weekend.  He claimed pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix today using Pirelli’s P Zero Yellow soft tires to set a time of 1m30.466s. The German eclipsed his ...>

Button dominates Japan practice on both Pirelli compounds

The 12 Formula One teams had their first taste of Pirelli’s P Zero tires in Japan today, with McLaren driver Jenson Button – the only person who is theoretically able to deprive Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel of the championship this year – having set the fastest time in both of ...>