Pirelli tyre, Nurburgring, 2013

Pirelli confirms three-year F1 deal extension

2014 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Pirelli tyre, Nurburgring, 2013Pirelli has confirmed details of its renewed contract to continue as Formula One’s official tyre supplier.

The Italian tyre manufacturer has extended its original three-year contract which began in 2011 by a further three seasons, taking it up to 2016.

“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 and Technical Regulations,” it said in a statement.

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