Pirelli give timeline for tyre ‘tender’ post-2024

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Pirelli give timeline for tyre ‘tender’ post-2024

Mario Isola has described what must occur for Pirelli to stay as Formulation 1’s tyre provider from 2025 onwards.

Pirelli had been probably the most profitable of the 4 tyre producers in 1950, the primary season of F1, and have been the only supplier since 2011 after they took over from Bridgestone.

The Milan-based firm are set to retain that unique standing till the tip of 2024, however much less certainty exists thereafter.

Isola has confirmed the method of who provides F1 groups with tyres will go to tender, a choice being due subsequent yr for 2025 and past.

“The choice isn’t in our palms, however on the whole we’re proud of our expertise in Formulation 1 and we wish to proceed,” mentioned Pirelli’s F1 boss Isola, quoted by GPFans.

“We had an extension for 2024, however this contract is topic to a young course of and it’s as much as the FIA to determine methods to handle the scenario along with Formulation 1.”

Explaining how the system works, Isola added: “Often the tender is launched not on the finish of this yr, however center of subsequent yr as a result of it’s the identical course of we had previously.

“Which means the choice is for the tip of subsequent yr, to provide one yr’s time to the winner of the tender to organize for the [2025] season.

“We hope to debate the long run with Formulation 1. There’s a lot happening and we’ve got to debate extra intimately about that.

“However it’s a tender, so in the long run it’s as much as the supply and the traits and the weather which can be included within the tender.”

 

When it comes to 2023, data-gathering is already below manner on making an attempt to formulate the very best compounds with Alpine’s Esteban Ocon having pushed 124 laps on prototype tyres at Imola on Tuesday.

He was adopted by AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly, who ran a really comparable program, and Yuki Tsunoda, whereas Alfa Romeo’s Zhou Guanyu and take a look at driver Robert Kubica additionally did their bit to additional the informative train.

A fourth workforce to play their half at Imola had been Ferrari with their race drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, though the latter encountered a problem that curtailed his working.

The entire different six groups will participate in tyre testing later within the season, with the subsequent alternative scheduled for Mugello, venue of the 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix, on June 24.

 

 

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