Pirelli, teams agree on tyre test schedule
7 March 2014 – Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli and the sport's 11 teams have agreed on an in-season tyre test schedule.
As per the 2014 regulations, each team must dedicate one of its in-season test days exclusively to tyre development work, a request made by the Italian manufacturer at the end of the 2013 Formula 1 season.
Pirelli has also confirmed that for the final two days of this year's test schedule, being held in Abu Dhabi from November 25-26, it will be supplying the teams with prototype tyres in preparation for the 2015 campaign.
2014 in-season tyre test schedule:
Bahrain test (8-9 April)
Day 1: Caterham
Day 2: Mercedes and Williams
Barcelona test (13-14 May)
Day 1: Sauber and Toro Rosso
Day 2: McLaren and Force India
Silverstone test (8-9 July)
Day 1: Ferrari and Lotus
Day 2: Red Bull and Marussia