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Pirelli’s Hembery said this would happen!

Heading into the first part of the 2013 Formula 1 season, it seemed that things were relatively tight and that we could be heading...

Pirelli / McLaren test in Austin denied

Earlier this season, Pirelli experienced tire issues that culminated in the British Grand Prix with blowouts prompting a new tire construction for the following...

Pirelli: Merc ‘would have benefited’ from test

Mercedes were handed a ban from this weeks young Driver test and they lobbied the FIA to have an opportunity to run in eh...

Whitmarsh: Pirelli should have made ‘the right call’

Pirelli certainly do make a good tire. I know from experience and while we could all argue for weeks over who makes the best...

Pirelli soften up for Hungary

Pirelli came under some fire from Lotus F1 when they announced their compound choice of "hard" and "medium" for the Hungarian Grand Prix but...

Mercedes wants test ban lifted: ‘it’s about safety’

Mercedes were struggling with the 2013 tires at the beginning of the year and for the first 5-6 races, the team seemed bereft of the changes...

Pirelli release report, tire changes for Germany

Pirelli have offered their thoughts on the marred British Grand Prix with six tire failures on Sunday. As teams, fans and the FIA were...

Newey slams dissenting teams on exploding tire debacle

The British Grand Prix provided the latest drama to an already touchy subject in 2013...tires. The exploding tire issues claimed five left-rear tires during...

Pirelli: No tire changes for British GP

It remains to be seen what will become of the private test between Mercedes and Pirelli but one thing the Italian tire maker does...

Ferrari break ground on new F1 HQ

I argued back in 2002-3 that the McLaren Technology Center (Paragon) was a real mind-drain on the team and took their focus off of...

New Jersey Grand Prix canceled!

The New Jersey Grand Prix is officially off the 2013 calendar due to what news reports are calling, infrastructure complications.  According to a statement released by...

Another lawsuit in Austin…fraud, forgery and conspiracy

While construction continues in Austin at the Circuit of the Americas and the race date in November gets closer, the litigation seems to be...