The FIA and F1 Select Pirelli for F1 Tyre Contract
The long-awaited decision for Formula 1’s next tyre contract has finally been made, with Pirelli being chosen by the FIA and F1 chiefs to extend its involvement in grand prix racing. The deal will see Pirelli remain as the exclusive tyre supplier for the sport from 2025 to 2027.
After a rigorous evaluation process, which included assessing proposals from Pirelli and Bridgestone, the Italian manufacturer emerged as the preferred choice. While Bridgestone presented a strong case, Pirelli’s experience and track record in producing high-performance tyres for F1 played a significant role in the decision-making process.
Pirelli’s Continued Contribution
Pirelli has been involved in Formula 1 since 2011 when it became the sole tyre supplier. Over the years, the company has demonstrated its commitment to the sport through its continuous efforts to develop innovative and high-quality tyres that enhance the performance and safety of F1 cars.
The decision to extend Pirelli’s involvement in F1 affirms the confidence that the FIA and F1 have in the brand’s expertise. The tire manufacturer’s dedication and ability to adapt to the ever-changing demands of the sport have earned it a reputation as a reliable and trusted partner.
Looking Towards the Future
With Pirelli at the helm of F1’s tyre production, fans and teams can expect continued advancements in tyre technology that will enhance the racing experience. Pirelli’s ongoing research and development initiatives ensure that their tyres deliver optimal performance while prioritizing safety.
The extended contract also provides stability and continuity for the sport. Teams can continue to rely on Pirelli’s tyres, knowing that they are designed specifically for the unique demands of F1 racing.
Embracing Innovation and Competition
The selection process for the next tyre contract highlighted the competitive nature of the sport. Both Pirelli and Bridgestone presented strong proposals, showcasing their commitment to pushing the boundaries of tyre technology.
While Pirelli emerged victorious this time, the competition between tyre manufacturers will undoubtedly continue to drive innovation in the future. The FIA and F1 remain dedicated to ensuring that the sport benefits from cutting-edge technologies that improve performance, safety, and sustainability.
The selection of Pirelli as F1’s exclusive tyre supplier for the 2025-2027 seasons marks an exciting chapter for the sport. With its extensive experience, dedication to innovation, and commitment to safety, Pirelli is poised to deliver even more thrilling and competitive races in the years to come.