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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone supports drivers' demand for `maximum attack` tyres

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone supports drivers' demand for `maximum attack` tyres

The F1 Supremo always defended Pirelli's heavily-degrading tyres, saying that it is good for the 'show'.

Formula One's new tyre rules puzzle even drivers

Formula One's new tyre rules puzzle even drivers

Under the new rule, Pirelli would now provide three dry-weather compounds instead of two.

Pirelli react to tyre conspiracy theories

Pirelli react to tyre conspiracy theories

Pirelli moved to counter some of Formula One`s wilder tyre conspiracy theories on Thursday after dominant world champions Mercedes struggled to get up to speed in Singapore last weekend.

Michelin promises its tyres will make F1 drivers 'happy'

Michelin promises its tyres will make F1 drivers 'happy'

 Tyre manufacturer Michelin promised its product will let drivers race flat out and make themselves happy if it wins the tender to supply tyres to Formula 1 cars from 2017.

Pirelli boss says teams behind tyre tests

Pirelli boss says teams behind tyre tests

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery said Formula One teams supported the tyre supplier`s push for extra testing despite difficulties with timing and remodelling their cars.

Different tyre compounds to be used at Russian GP

Different tyre compounds to be used at Russian GP

Formula 1's lone tyre manufacturer Pirelli on Wednesday revealed their tyre choices for the forthcoming races in Singapore, Japan and Russia.

Formula One stewards call for guidance on tyre pressures

Formula One stewards call for guidance on tyre pressures

Formula One stewards called for Pirelli and the sport`s governing body to provide clear guidance about tyre pressure measurements after Lewis Hamilton`s Italian Grand Prix win was called into question.

Lewis Hamilton`s Italian Grand Prix win confimed after inquiry

Lewis Hamilton`s Italian Grand Prix win confimed after inquiry

Lewis Hamilton`s 40th career victory in Sunday`s Italian Grand Prix and, with it, a 53-points advantage in the drivers` world championship was confirmed late Sunday after a two-hour stewards` inquiry.

Bleach-blond Lewis Hamilton warns of Pirelli error of judgement

Bleach-blond Lewis Hamilton warns of Pirelli error of judgement

Lewis Hamilton arrived, smiled, talked and immediately claimed the limelight Thursday when, sporting a mop of newly-dyed blond hair, he warned that Pirelli`s recommendations on tyre pressure for this weekend`s Italian Grand Prix could be disastrous.

Sebastian Vettel puts Pirelli row behind him, for now

Sebastian Vettel puts Pirelli row behind him, for now

Sebastian Vettel put his row with Pirelli behind him, at least for now, on Thursday after the Italian rubber company released the findings of its investigation into the cause of his high-speed tyre failure during last month`s Belgian Grand Prix.

Pirelli blames Formula One teams for ignoring their request

Pirelli blames Formula One teams for ignoring their request

Sebastian Vettel`s explosive Belgian Grand Prix blowout would not have happened if tyre manufacturer Pirelli had been listened to two years ago, the Italian company said in a statement on Sunday.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Late tyre deal keeps Lotus on the road

Hungarian Grand Prix: Late tyre deal keeps Lotus on the road

The troubled Lotus team responded to their latest setbacks with a spirited effort in Friday`s second free practice for this weekend`s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Motor racing-F1 tyre tender now in Bernie Ecclestone's court

Motor racing-F1 tyre tender now in Bernie Ecclestone's court

Bernie Ecclestone will decide whether Michelin or current suppliers Pirelli secure Formula One`s three-year tyre contract from 2017 after both companies passed a technical and safety hurdle.

Michelin submits proposal to be F1's tyre supplier

Michelin submits proposal to be F1's tyre supplier

 French tyre manufacturers Michelin has submitted a proposal to become Formula One's next tyre supplier.

Nigel Mansell yearns for F1's good old days

Nigel Mansell yearns for F1's good old days

Nigel Mansell says the titanium screws in his left shoulder are a reminder of Formula One`s "good old days" when drivers were not pampered with electronic aids.

Pirelli lay down conditions for the future

Pirelli lay down conditions for the future

Italian tyre suppliers Pirelli on Saturday laid out their conditions for staying in Formula One beyond 2017 as the civil strife that threatens the sport continued to ripple through the paddock.

Pirelli ready to bid for new F1 contract

Pirelli ready to bid for new F1 contract

Pirelli will seek to extend their Formula One tyre contract from 2017 provided they are happy with the regulations and costs are affordable, chief executive Marco Tronchetti Provera said on Saturday.

Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

ChemChina`s takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tyremaker`s involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday.

Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat

Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat

Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli are predicting a possible three-stop strategy for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after track temperatures soared to around 60 degrees Celsius in the first two free practice sessions on Friday.

Pirelli boss attacks `nationalist` China deal critics

The boss of Italian tyremaker Pirelli on Tuesday accused those against the company`s takeover by a Chinese firm of masking nationalist objections in calls for a change of industrial policy.