Pirelli Announced as Formula One tyre supplier until the end of the 2016 F1 season.
Thursday, 23 January 2014 7:44:34 PM Australia/Sydney
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Following a decision of the World Motor Sport Council, Pirelli has been confirmed as the single supplier of tyres to the FIA Formula One World Championship for the next three years starting from the 2014 season.
Pirelli, in collaboration with the teams, have been working together to improve the levels of safety and performance, resulting in important changes to the FIA Formula One Sporting Regulations regarding the testing of tyres.
These new mandatory rules include:
1) One of the 12 days of official pre-season testing will be dedicated exclusively to wet tyre testing.
2) Each team will dedicate one of their eight days of in-season testing exclusively to tyre testing. This means that during each of the eight days of in-season testing, at least one team – and up to a maximum of two – will be concentrating on tyre testing along with Pirelli’s engineers.
Pirelli will continue to determine the specification of the tyres and to manage all aspects of their development, in close consultation with the FIA and the teams and within the parameters set out in the FIA Formula One Sporting & Technical Regulations.