Pirelli boosts SRO link Blancpain GT World Challenge, Pirelli GT4 America Series

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Pirelli’s global motorsport partnership with promoter SRO Motorsports Group has been strengthened with the arrival of the Blancpain GT World Challenge in 2019. The global championship brings together the Pirelli World Challenge in USA alongside the other GT sprint series promoted by SRO throughout Europe and Asia. This brings the total number of SRO competitions supplied by Pirelli up to 12.

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Goodyear exec: Tire project meets goals

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NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — The Tire Industry Project (TIP) — a collaborative effort involving 11 tire industry CEOs to identify and address the potential human health and environmental impacts of tires throughout their life cycle — is well on its way to meeting its objectives.

This was the message of Kimm Jarden, a principal sustainability specialist at Goodyear, in her presentation at the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium in Niagara Falls Nov. 7-8.

Goodyear, Bridgestone Corp. and Group Michelin are co-chairs of the TIP, which was founded in 2005 under the aegis of Geneva, Switzerland-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Ms. Jarden said.

 

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Pirelli to increase prices on passenger, light truck tires

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ROME, Ga. — Pirelli Tire North America L.L.C. will increase prices on all of its passenger and light truck tires in the U.S., effective Jan. 1.

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Pirelli Unveils 2019 Calendar ‘Dreaming’ in Milan

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Pirelli is known for its artistic calendars featuring celebrities and photographed by some of the world’s best at their craft. The 2019 Pirelli Calendar, entitled “Dreaming,” was unveiled at Pirelli HangarBicocca in Milan, Italy. The piece is intended to be a photographic tale of the aspirations of four women and their determination to achieve their goals, each one pursuing her own dreams and passions.

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Pirelli And Formula One: Together Until 2023

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Pirelli has announced it will remain Global Tire Partner of the FIA Formula One World Championship for another four years, after renewing its current contract, which lasts until the end of the 2019 season. The renewal will extend the agreement from 2020 to 2023.

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Pirelli supports Alfa Romeo Driving Academy event

Pirelli and Alfa Romeo recently underscored their commitment to their technical partnership at an Alfa Romeo Driving Academy event, which was held at FCA Group’s Balocco test track in Italy. Many Pirelli tires have been developed at the facility for the car maker’s vehicles.

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Conti, Pirelli raise North America tire prices

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Fort Mill, South Carolina – Tire price hikes continue in North America as Continental and Pirelli announce plans to raise tire prices in the region.

In an 8-Nov statement, Continental Tire the Americas LLC said it planned to raise prices on Continental- and General-branded passenger and light truck tires sold in the US market, effective 7 Jan.

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Pirelli revives bias-ply production for its ‘Collezione’ vintage car tire range

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PADOVA, Italy — Pirelli Tyre is reviving production of bias-ply tires for classic car owners who are after the look and feel of tires used originally on their decades-old cars but built with modern materials and techniques for enhanced performance and…

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Pirelli, Rostec to double tire production at Russian plant

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Moscow – Pirelli C & SpA and Russian state-owned Rostec have signed a €100-million agreement to double production at the Voronezh tire manufacturing plant, according to press.

Italian news agency Agenzia Nova reported 24 Oct that the agreement was signed during the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte visit to Moscow.

As reported by ERJ, Pirelli signalled plans to invest in the Voronezh tire plant last July, saying it aimed to double production capacity to 4 million units a year.

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Pirelli Reveals Simplified Tire Range for 2019 Formula 1 Races

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Pirelli Tire revealed a simplified tire range for Formula 1 races that will be used in 2019, according to Formula 1.

The Italian tiremaker plans to supply three tires for Formula 1 races, each with a different color that matches up to the type of tire compound used for the race. The colors – white, yellow and red – denote the hard, medium and soft tire choices respectively at every Grand Prix, ESPN reported.

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