In Abu Dhabi, where the final race of this F1 season is held, it is officially announced that the Italian Pirelli to 2023, the official tyre supplier of the Formula 1.
Pirelli is since 2011 official tyre supplier of the Formula 1 and the current contract ran to the end of 2019. Earlier this year, a tender by the role of tyre supplier for the period 2020-2023.
After Michelin, that ever been in F1 tyre supplier, had indicated no candidate more to his remained only Pirelli and Hankook as candidates. After a thorough study of both applications decided by the Formula 1 to continue with her current partner, Pirelli.
One of the most important aspects of the agreement is that in the course of the agreement will make the transition from the current 13-inch tyres to 18-inch tyres. From next season, the bandencompounds, but those names have: soft, medium and hard. This is to confuse fans to avoid, this season there were, after all, no less than seven different names.
In the Formula 1, and Pirelli is pleased with the renewal of the collaboration.
“Pirelli is since 2011 a very important and valued partner of the Formula 1,” said. F1 boss Chase Carey. “They are the leaders in providing cutting-edge technology. They are a premium brand and global leader in the motorsport. This renewal of our cooperation proves that we have with the F1 is definitely the best to pursue.”
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