2011 F1 season
Pirelli have confirmed the colours that will be used to distinguish between their tyres.
Unlike last year, each tyre will have its own specific colour.
The different colours will be applied to the logos on the sidewalls of the tyres:
Click the image above to see each different tyre.
According to Pirelli, “The colours reflect the unique personality of each tyre, enabling viewers to tell instantly not only which is the prime and the option tyre, but also exactly which type of tyre is fitted to each car.”
Motorsport director Paul Hembery said: “We’ re very excited by the prospect of returning to Formula One for the first time in 20 years, and we’re aiming to be a proactive and colourful partner in Formula One.
“So what better way to symbolise this than a brightly coloured selection of Pirelli logos to run on the sidewalls? These will enable both live and television audiences to tell at a glance who is on what compounds, which will be vital knowledge as tyres are set to form a key part of race strategy this year.”
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