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  1. Friday 17 October 2014

  2. Pirelli changes Brazil tyre nomination 12:15

    Pirelli changes Brazil tyre nomination

    Pirelli has altered its tyre nomination for next month's Brazilian Grand Prix, amid fears over safety. After initially picking the Medium and Hard...

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  3. Tuesday 14 October 2014

  4. Massa says Brazil tyre choice 'very dangerous' 10:33

    Massa says Brazil tyre choice 'very dangerous'

    Felipe Massa says Pirelli's choice of tyres for his home Grand Prix in Brazil next month is "very dangerous". Pirelli recently announced that it would be...

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  5. Friday 19 September 2014

  6. Pirelli admits tyre gap bigger than expected 18:17

    Pirelli admits tyre gap bigger than expected

    F1 tyre supplier Pirelli admits that the time difference between its supplied compounds in Singapore has been larger than it expected. Drivers improved...

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  7. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  8. Exclusive interview with Paul Hembery 08:00

    Exclusive interview with Paul Hembery

    Pirelli faced one of its biggest challenges since returning to the sport this season, having to adapt its products to all-new regulations with limited...

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  9. Tuesday 22 July 2014

  10. Hembery wants to keep Bahrain on test calendar 15:08

    Hembery wants to keep Bahrain on test calendar

    Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery is still hoping that Bahrain will be able to host a portion of pre-season testing next year, despite a regulation...

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  11. Pirelli expects usual two stops in Hungary 07:00

    Pirelli expects usual two stops in Hungary

    Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery believes teams and drivers will opt for the usual two stops in the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. Pirelli...

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  12. Wednesday 9 July 2014

  13. Pirelli ready to supply 18-inch tyres by 2016 16:18

    Pirelli ready to supply 18-inch tyres by 2016

    Pirelli says it would be ready to supply Formula 1 teams with 18-inch tyres from the 2016 season. The Italian manufacturer trialled the concept on the...

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  14. Friday 4 July 2014

  15. Pirelli to trial 18-inch tyre at Silverstone test 17:40

    Pirelli to trial 18-inch tyre at Silverstone test

    Pirelli has announced that it will trial a new 18-inch tyre at next week's in-season Silverstone test. The Italian manufacturer says it is an idea it has...

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  16. Friday 20 June 2014

  17. Pirelli on target with degradation levels 16:49

    Pirelli on target with degradation levels

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is on target with its degradation levels at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix, according to Motorsport Director Paul...

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  18. Monday 16 June 2014

  19. Pirelli predicts two pit-stops in Austria 15:15

    Pirelli predicts two pit-stops in Austria

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is predicting two pit-stops at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix. The Red Bull Ring, formerly known as the A1-Ring,...

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  20. Tuesday 3 June 2014

  21. Pirelli: Canada will work tyres harder 11:23

    Pirelli: Canada will work tyres harder

    Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery believes the tyres will be worked a lot more this weekend in Canada, although he is not anticipating any...

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  22. Monday 5 May 2014

  23. Pirelli hoping for no more than three stops 13:17

    Pirelli hoping for no more than three stops

    Formula 1 drivers should not have to pit for fresh tyres more than three times at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, according to Pirelli Motorsport...

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  24. Thursday 10 April 2014

  25. Pirelli makes 'useful progress' at Sakhir test 09:37

    Pirelli makes 'useful progress' at Sakhir test

    Pirelli says it made "useful progress" at the first of four planned post-race tests at the Sakhir circuit. As a new regulation for the 2014 season, all...

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  26. Friday 4 April 2014

  27. Pirelli questions 2015 tyre warmer ban 18:34

    Pirelli questions 2015 tyre warmer ban

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is doubtful whether next year's planned tyre warmer ban will be feasible. The Italian manufacturer is to begin testing...

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  28. Friday 14 March 2014

  29. Two second gap between tyre compounds – Pirelli 12:36

    Two second gap between tyre compounds – Pirelli

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli says that there is a two second gap per lap between the option and prime tyres at this weekend's Australian Grand...

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  30. Sunday 2 March 2014

  31. 01:00

    Video of the Day: Pirelli's 2014 expectations

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  32. Wednesday 26 February 2014

  33. Pirelli close to 2013 performance level 12:44

    Pirelli close to 2013 performance level

    Pirelli's Motorsport Director Paul Hembery reckons that Formula 1's tyre supplier is close to 2013 levels of performance ahead of the third pre-season...

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  34. Monday 27 January 2014

  35. Pirelli brings special 'winter' tyre to Jerez 15:28

    Pirelli brings special 'winter' tyre to Jerez

    Pirelli has developed a slick winter tyre for use throughout the opening pre-season test at Jerez. The Italian manufacturer, which recently extended its...

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  36. Saturday 23 November 2013

  37. Pirelli not overly frustrated by weather 03:00

    Pirelli not overly frustrated by weather

    Pirelli was not overly frustrated by the consistent rain that thwarted plans to trial its 2014 development rubber during the opening day of practice for the...

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  38. Tuesday 19 November 2013

  39. Alesi: Prepare for everything in Brazil! 12:29

    Alesi: Prepare for everything in Brazil!

    Pirelli ambassador Jean Alesi has said the drivers and teams will have ‘to be prepared for everything’ in Brazil this weekend, with the weather always lik...

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  40. Friday 1 November 2013

  41. Teams set to trial 2014 tyres in Brazil 15:03

    Teams set to trial 2014 tyres in Brazil

    Formula 1 teams are due to trial Pirelli's 2014 tyres at the final round of the season in Brazil, with the manufacturer eager to gain first-hand feedback of...

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  42. Monday 28 October 2013

  43. Pirelli: One-stop possible at Yas Marina 12:53

    Pirelli: One-stop possible at Yas Marina

    Pirelli has suggested that a one-stop strategy could be adopted at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, although it is expecting a two-stop plan to be the most popular...

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  44. Saturday 26 October 2013

  45. Pirelli threatens to quit F1 over testing 01:00

    Pirelli threatens to quit F1 over testing

    Pirelli says it will be unable to continue as Formula 1's tyre supplier should further testing not be permitted by governing body the FIA ahead of the 2014...

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  46. Tuesday 22 October 2013

  47. Pirelli: Indian GP will be a two-stopper 11:21

    Pirelli: Indian GP will be a two-stopper

    Pirelli motorsport director, Paul Hembery has predicted most drivers will opt for two stops during the Indian Grand Prix this weekend. In previous years...

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  48. Wednesday 16 October 2013

  49. 08:30

    Video: Pirelli's Japanese GP review

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  50. Tuesday 8 October 2013

  51. Pirelli wants testing stance to change 03:00

    Pirelli wants testing stance to change

    Pirelli has again spoken out over the Formula 1 test regulations currently in place, calling for teams to provide modern machinery to ensure a high quality...

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  52. Sunday 6 October 2013

  53. Pirelli: Flat spot caused Pérez failure 11:04

    Pirelli: Flat spot caused Pérez failure

    Sole Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has attributed Sergio Pérez's right-front tyre failure suffered during the Korean Grand Prix to a flat spot caused by a...

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  54. Monday 26 August 2013

  55. Hembery: Michelin return would be farcical 10:20

    Hembery: Michelin return would be farcical

    Pirelli's Motorsport Director, Paul Hembery, has stated that the return of Michelin to Formula 1 would lead to a 'farcical' situation, with the French brand...

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  56. Monday 29 July 2013

  57. Pirelli reckons tyre woes behind Mercedes 11:18

    Pirelli reckons tyre woes behind Mercedes

    Paul Hembery reckons Mercedes could have found a permanent solution to its tyre woes at the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton delivering a dominant...

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  58. Thursday 25 July 2013

  59. Pirelli confirms tyre choices up to Singapore 10:30

    Pirelli confirms tyre choices up to Singapore

    Pirelli has confirmed its tyre compound nominations for the first three Grands Prix after the summer break, taking place in Belgium, Italy and...

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  60. Monday 22 July 2013

  61. Pirelli criticism not justified, says Hembery 11:28

    Pirelli criticism not justified, says Hembery

    Paul Hembery says the negative comments directed at Pirelli during first half of the 2013 campaign have been "very unjustified" given the challenges it has...

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  62. Monday 8 July 2013

  63. Pirelli reveals tyres for Silverstone test 13:26

    Pirelli reveals tyres for Silverstone test

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed the tyre compounds that will be available to teams at next week's Silverstone Young Driver Test, with the...

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  64. Sunday 30 June 2013

  65. Pirelli: Silverstone blow-outs a new issue 15:55

    Pirelli: Silverstone blow-outs a new issue

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has admitted that the succession of tyre blow-outs suffered during Sunday's British Grand Prix were caused by an unforeseen...

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  66. Tuesday 25 June 2013

  67. Pirelli set to remain as tyre supplier 15:05

    Pirelli set to remain as tyre supplier

    Despite recent speculation, Pirelli is set to remain as Formula 1's tyre supplier for the arrival of the new regulations next season. Motorsport Director...

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  68. Monday 24 June 2013

  69. Pirelli bringing prototype tyres to Silverstone 14:45

    Pirelli bringing prototype tyres to Silverstone

    Pirelli has announced that it will be bringing prototype tyres for the teams to evaluate during Friday's practice sessions for the British Grand Prix, the...

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  70. Friday 24 May 2013

  71. Pirelli warns it could quit over contract 10:20

    Pirelli warns it could quit over contract

    Pirelli has threatened to quit as Formula 1's tyre supplier if a new contract for the 2014 season is not promptly agreed, with teams yet to unanimously...

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  72. Tuesday 21 May 2013

  73. Pirelli predicts two pit-stops in Monaco 08:59

    Pirelli predicts two pit-stops in Monaco

    Sole Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is expecting an average of two pit-stops per driver at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, with the company's Motorsport...

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  74. Wednesday 15 May 2013

  75. Pirelli wants further testing for tyres 11:46

    Pirelli wants further testing for tyres

    Pirelli wants more tests to be staged in the future to avoid the issues that have arisen in the early stages of the Formula 1 season, with a series of...

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  76. Monday 13 May 2013

  77. 11:33

    Video: Hembery on the Spanish Grand Prix

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  78. Pirelli aims to reduce pit-stops by Britain 09:15

    Pirelli aims to reduce pit-stops by Britain

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli is looking to make changes to its tyre compounds before the British Grand Prix, with Motorsport Director Paul Hembery...

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  79. Friday 10 May 2013

  80. Di Resta tyre issue could lead to changes 17:57

    Di Resta tyre issue could lead to changes

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli says it is open to making changes to its compounds for future Grands Prix in the wake of Paul di Resta's dramatic failure in...

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  81. Monday 6 May 2013

  82. Teams to receive extra practice tyres 14:15

    Teams to receive extra practice tyres

    Plans to encourage Formula 1 teams to run rookie drivers during free practice in exchange for an extra set of tyres have been dropped, with sole...

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  83. Thursday 25 April 2013

  84. Pirelli set to put 2011 HRT up for auction 10:45

    Pirelli set to put 2011 HRT up for auction

    Pirelli is set to put a 2011 HRT chassis up for auction on eBay. The tyre supplier acquired the car when the outfit put its assets up for sale earlier in...

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  85. Pirelli changes Hard compound tyre 09:26

    Pirelli changes Hard compound tyre

    Sole Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has announced that it will be introducing a more durable Hard compound for the Spanish Grand Prix onwards, with the...

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  86. Wednesday 24 April 2013

  87. 10:30

    Video: Pirelli defends '13 tyre compounds

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  88. 'Most teams want to keep tyres' – Pirelli 10:28

    'Most teams want to keep tyres' – Pirelli

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli says "the vast majority of teams" have requested that its new-for-2013 compounds remain unchanged as the season progresses,...

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  89. Wednesday 17 April 2013

  90. Pirelli changes Bahrain tyre allocation 03:00

    Pirelli changes Bahrain tyre allocation

    Sole Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has decided to make a late change to its allocation for the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, removing the Soft compound and...

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  91. Tuesday 16 April 2013

  92. 09:35

    Video: Hembery on the Chinese GP

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  93. Friday 12 April 2013

  94. Pirelli: tyre degradation is not excessive 12:16

    Pirelli: tyre degradation is not excessive

    Pirelli has responded to the array of negative comments over its tyre compound allocation for this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai I...

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  95. Friday 22 March 2013

  96. Pirelli: Tyre degradation as expected 11:51

    Pirelli: Tyre degradation as expected

    Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery says the the high levels of tyre degradation witnessed during Friday practice at Sepang were 'within our...

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  97. Saturday 9 February 2013

  98. Pirelli: Track surface not ideal at Jerez 18:26

    Pirelli: Track surface not ideal at Jerez

    Pirelli is still searching for a full answer over the characteristics of its new P Zero tyre compounds after the opening pre-season gathering of the year in...

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  99. Friday 7 December 2012

  100. Exclusive interview with Pirelli's Paul Hembery 06:00

    Exclusive interview with Pirelli's Paul Hembery

    Following on from a thrilling title showdown in Brazil, GPUpdate.net sat down for an exclusive interview with Pirelli's Motorsport Director, Paul Hembery,...

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  101. Thursday 6 December 2012

  102. Pirelli: Higher degradation levels in 2013 10:00

    Pirelli: Higher degradation levels in 2013

    Paul Hembery, Pirelli's Motorsport Director, says the Italian tyre manufacturer will attempt to bring back higher degradation levels next year after Grands...

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  103. Sunday 2 December 2012

  104. Pirelli hopes for '8-10 years' in Formula 1 10:22

    Pirelli hopes for '8-10 years' in Formula 1

    Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has confirmed its intention to remain in Formula 1 for "8-10 years". Talking to ESPN, Pirelli Motorsport Director Paul Hembery...

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  105. Friday 23 November 2012

  106. Pirelli explains difference in 2013 tyres 19:30

    Pirelli explains difference in 2013 tyres

    Friday at Interlagos saw the Formula 1 teams try out experimental rubber ahead of the 2013 season, as Pirelli rolled out an orange-marked compound for first...

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  107. Saturday 6 October 2012

  108. Pirelli to change tyre operating windows for 2013 05:11

    Pirelli to change tyre operating windows for 2013

    Sole F1 tyre supplier Pirelli says it will change almost all of its compounds ahead of the 2013 season. Since the start of this year, teams have complained...

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  109. Tuesday 7 August 2012

  110. Tyre wars are pointless, say Pirelli 09:34

    Tyre wars are pointless, say Pirelli

    Pirelli would leave F1 if governing body the FIA brought another manufacturer into the championship. That is according to the company’s Motorsport Director,...

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  111. Tuesday 24 July 2012

  112. Pirelli hoping to learn more about Hungaroring 08:55

    Pirelli hoping to learn more about Hungaroring

    Pirelli heads to Hungary with the hope that it will pick up much more information about its Slick tyres compounds than it did last year, when the...

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  113. Tuesday 17 July 2012

  114. Pirelli: Teams will decide over changed compound 11:47

    Pirelli: Teams will decide over changed compound

    Last time out at Silverstone, heavy rain meant that Pirelli was unable to test the modified Hard compound tyre which it has developed. It now intends to do...

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  115. Friday 6 July 2012

  116. Pirelli offers to supply more Wet tyres 16:13

    Pirelli offers to supply more Wet tyres

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has said that it will attempt to offer more Wet tyres at Silverstone, should the teams all agree on the idea. Complaints...

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