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Tyre strategy to form the key to the 2012 season

What’s the story? Having helped to set the fastest-ever lap of Albert Park during qualifying last year, Pirelli has a tough act to follow in 2012. But in its second season of Formula One, the Italian firm has placed the emphasis even more firmly on race strategy by reducing the ...>

Pirelli announces the new test car for 2012

Italian tyre firm Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to Formula One, will make use of a 2010 Renault R30 for testing purposes this year, with the test driver still to be appointed. A test driver should be appointed later this month. The 2010 Renault will be adapted to simulate the ...>

Pirelli completes nearly 50,000 kilometres of testing

The accent was placed firmly on tyre strategy preparation for the first Grand Prix of the year in just two weeks’ time, as pre-season testing finished in Barcelona today – with nearly 50,000 kilometres completed after three tests. With the season just about to begin, the teams have now completed ...>