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THE TWO HARDEST TYRES IN THE RANGE BACK IN ACTION IN JAPAN CORNERS SUCH AS 130R AND SPOON PROVIDE SOME OF THE HIGHEST LATERAL ENERGY LOADS OF THE YEAR COOL WEATHER EXPECTED WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF RAIN AT ONE OF THE MOST DEMANDING TRACKS ON THE CALENDAR Formula One’s late-season long-haul run of events now takes the teams to the epic Suzuka circuit in Japan, where the two hardest tyres in the range will be in action: the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium, the same combination as was last seen in Monza. While the two circuits are very different in character, Suzuka does have some elements in common with Spa: another well-known driver’s circuit with flowing corners but even higher lateral energy demands.
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing Suzuka circuit from a tyre point of view.
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In occasion of the Concert MiTo on September 15th, 2014, held at the Pirelli facility in Settimo Torinese, three young influencers took part in a journey to uncover Pirelli. “DiscoverPirelli” represents a journey through the various sides of the company: Innovation, Art, Culture and Heritage.
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A video review of the Nürburgring round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo 2014.
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In occasione del Concerto MiTo del 15 settembre 2014 tenutosi nello stabilimento Pirelli di Settimo Torinese, tre giovani influencer hanno preso parte a un percorso alla scoperta di Pirelli. "DiscoverPirelli" rappresenta un viaggio tra le varie anime dell’azienda: l’innovazione, l’arte, la cultura e l’heritage.
2014 Singapore Grand Prix – Race  MIXTURE OF TYRE STRATEGIES AT LONGEST GRAND PRIX OF THE YEAR  HAMILTON WINS FROM POLE TO CLAIM CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD: 100% SAFETY CAR RECORD MAINTAINED, WITH EFFECT ON TYRE STRATEGY  RED BULL USES TWO-STOPS TO PLACE BOTH CARS ON THE PODIUM Singapore, September 21, 2014 – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton made the most of a three-stop strategy to win Singapore and claim the lead of the world championship. He did three opening stints on the P Zero Red supersoft before completing the race, which ran to the two-hour time limit rather than the scheduled 61 laps, on the P Zero Yellow soft.
 2014 Singapore Grand Prix – Qualifying TYRE STRATEGY EVIDENT FROM START OF QUALIFYING AS ALL DRIVERS USE SUPERSOFT IN Q1 HAMILTON ON POLE AFTER CLOSEST QUALIFYING SESSION OF THE YEAR  THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED TO BE FASTEST RACE STRATEGY, WITH 100% HISTORICAL PROBABILITY OF A SAFETY CAR Singapore, September 20, 2014 – With first and second on the grid in Singapore thanks to Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, Mercedes has claimed its seventh monopoly of the front-row this season – but tyre strategy will be extremely important for the race tomorrow. It was the closest qualifying session of the year, with Hamilton clinching pole from his team mate by just seven-thousandths of a second, using the P Zero Red supersoft tyre.
 2014 Singapore Grand Prix – Practice Sessions  AROUND 2.5 SECONDS BETWEEN THE SUPERSOFT AND SOFT COMPOUNDS THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED FOR THE CIRCUIT WITH THE MOST CORNERS OF THE YEAR  STRATEGY WILL BE VITAL IN A RACE EXPECTED TO LAST FOR THE FULL TWO HOURS Singapore, September 19, 2014 – With 23 corners, Singapore is the track with the most twists and turns of the year, and the same is likely to be true when it comes to the story of the race. Although the grand prix is held at night, ambient temperatures and in particular humidity is extremely high, as was the case during free practice this evening. Along with little run-off space, this ensures that Singapore is one of the most unpredictable races of the year.
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Rome, September 1st, 2014 – The best soccer players in the world, representing many different religious faiths, came together for the first Interreligious Match for Peace, an event which gathered more than 30.000 fans in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico for one goal: Peace!
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Rome, September 1st, 2014 – The best soccer players in the world, representing many different religious faiths, came together for the first Interreligious Match for Peace, an event which gathered more than 30.000 fans in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico for one goal: Peace!
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La Partita Interreligiosa per la Pace si è svolta a Roma l’1 settembre 2014, ha coinvolto calciatori di tutto il mondo e ha radunato circa 20.000 tifosi allo Stadio Olimpico.
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Piano Industriale Settimo Torinese 15 settembre 2014
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Diplomat and aspiring racing driver Will Dendy makes a stunning race debut in the MINI Challenge at Brands Hatch, having won the drive via Pirelli’s “Are you race worthy?” Facebook competition
SOFT AND SUPERSOFT TYRES FOR FINAL STREET CIRCUIT OF THE YEAR NIGHT RACE ENSURES UNUSUAL EVOLUTION OF TRACK AND TEMPERATURES ONE OF THE MOST PHYSICALLY DEMANDING GRANDS PRIX OF THE YEAR FOR THE DRIVERS Following Monza, where the two hardest compounds of the Pirelli F1 range were nominated, Formula One now heads to Singapore where the two softest compounds in the range will be present: P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft. Singapore is a street circuit, but a highly unusual one.
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing the Marina Bay street circuit from a tyre point of view.
PIRELLI TYRES EXPERIENCE HIGH-SPEED EXTREMES IN MONZA Milan, September 12 – At last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo – the winner of three grands prix this year – reached 362.1 kph (while slipstreaming) on the main straight: the highest top speed that will be clocked in 2014. At the speed Ricciardo recorded, the wheel is rotating around 2800 times every minute, or just under 50 times every second.  These extreme speeds have a profound effect on the tyres.
ONE-STOP STRATEGY FOR ALL BUT ONE OF THE FINISHERS: EXTREMELY LOW DEGRADATION DESPITE HIGH TOP SPEEDS AND WARM TEMPERATURES HAMILTON WINS ITALIAN GRAND PRIX FOR THE SECOND TIME WITH PIRELLI KVYAT USES DIFFERENT STRATEGY TO NEARLY CLAIM POINTS FINISH FROM THE BACK OF THE GRID Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won in Monza, Pirelli’s home race held half an hour’s drive from the company’s HQ in Milan. Hamilton won the race with a one-stop strategy, starting on the P Zero White medium tyre and then switching to the P Zero Orange hard tyre for the rest of the race. He is now seventh in the all-time list of grand prix winners, surpassing fellow Briton Sir Jackie Stewart
HAMILTON ON POLE USING P ZERO WHITE MEDIUM TYRES: SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 350KPH ONE PIT STOP EXPECTED IN A SPRINT RACE TOMORROW WITH LOW WEAR AND DEGRADATION Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position at Monza with a time of 1m24.109s, set on the medium tyre, which is nominated together with the hard tyre this weekend. Hamilton’s time was less than half a second off last year’s pole time of 1m23.755s, underlining the pace of development this season.
 JUST ONE PIT STOP EXPECTED FOR THE FASTEST TRACK OF THE YEAR  LOW WEAR AND DEGRADATION ON THE HARD AND MEDIUM TYRES DIFFERENCE OF 0.6 SECONDS BETWEEN THE TWO COMPOUNDS Monza features the highest top speeds and lowest downforce settings of the year, but despite this challenging environment, just one pit stop is expected on Sunday for Pirelli’s home race. Wear and degradation levels have been low on both compounds during the first two free practice sessions and are expected to get even lower as the weekend goes on and more rubber gets laid onto the track.
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A review of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge in Brazil, a Series fitted exclusively with Pirelli tyres.
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Ten lucky Pirelli competition winners go head to head at Thruxton with the winner given the chance to race in the MINI Challenge race series at Brands Hatch
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Pirelli’s Thruxton Shootout winner Will Dendy takes his ARDS test in order to get his Motorsport licence for the MINI Challenge Brands Hatch GP on September 13th / 14th 2014
THE HARDEST TWO TYRES IN THE RANGE FOR THE ‘TEMPLE OF SPEED’ LONG STRAIGHTS, FAST CORNERS AND HIGH KERBS PLACE HEAVY DEMANDS ON THE TYRES REDUCED DOWNFORCE LEVELS LEAD TO THE HIGHEST TOP SPEEDS OF THE YEAR Monza is Pirelli’s home race, located just half an hour’s drive from the company’s global headquarters in Milan, where this year’s Formula One tyres are designed. It has significant lateral energy demands, thanks to its famous fast corners such as Parabolica, and also big longitudinal demands in terms of traction and braking, because of the long straights followed by slow chicanes. For this reason, Pirelli is bringing the two hardest tyres in the range: P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium
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The Archdiocese of Rio joins Rome in supporting the Match for Peace by illuminating Christ the Redeemer in the symbolical white and yellow of the Vatican. #P4Peace
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing Autodromo Nazionale di Monza circuit from a tyre point of view.
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing Autodromo Nazionale di Monza circuit from a tyre point of view.
SUPPORT FOR THE INITIATIVE TO INCLUDE A CHARITY AUCTION FOR A F1 TYRE AUTOGRAPHED BY F1 DRIVERS AND FOOTBALLERS AND THE #P4PEACE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN: A SELFIE FOR PEACE Multicultural, multi-religious and multi-ethnic values have always been an integral part of Pirelli’s culture, so it was only natural that the company would be proud to participate in the Inter-religious Match for Peace. A focus on the needs of society can be seen in the work Pirelli does every day. As a company with production facilities in 13 nations and a commercial presence in over 160, a manufacturer that employs 39,000 people of 34 nationalities and who speak over 20 languages, the values that the Inter-religious Match for Peace hope to convey – namely multicultural dialog and respect for others – have always been a part of Pirelli’s genetic makeup
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Pirelli supports the Match For Peace
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Pirelli Carrier lo pneumatico di lunga durata per i professionisti in grado di supportare persino le condizioni più estreme in sicurezza.
2014 Belgian Grand Prix – Race DANIEL RICCIARDO WINS HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE RACE WITH A TWO-STOPSTRATEGY: SETS HIS FASTEST LAP ON THE FINAL TOUR THREE STOP STRATEGIES USED TO BOOST PACE WHEN IT IS MOST NEEDED HIGH PERFORMANCE AND LOW DEGRADATION ON MEDIUM AND SOFTCOMPOUNDS AT ONE OF THE MOST DEMANDING CIRCUITS OF THE YEAR Spa-Francorchamps, August 24, 2014 – Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has won his second consecutive grand prix, from fifth on the grid in Belgium. The Australian used a two-stop strategy, starting with two stints on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre and finishing the grand prix on the P Zero White medium. Ricciardo’s victory was the 50th for Red Bull and his third in six races
2014 Belgian Grand Prix – Qualifying CINTURATO WET AND INTERMEDIATE TYRES SEEN IN MIXED CONDITIONSOF QUALIFYING AT SPA DRY RACE EXPECTED TOMORROW WITH FULL ALLOCATION OF SLICK TYRES ROSBERG CLAIMS POLE POSITION FOR MERCEDES WITH INTERMEDIATE Spa-Francorchamps, August 23, 2014 – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position at Spa using the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, becoming the sixth different driver to sit on pole in Belgium in the last six years. He beat his team mate Lewis Hamilton in tricky conditions, with Mercedes enjoying a pace advantage of around two seconds over rival teams. A heavy rain shower before qualifying meant that the session started with just 19 degrees of track temperature and 10 degrees ambient, on a fully wet track
COOL TEMPERATURES AT SPA AS FORMULA ONE RETURNS AFTER THE SUMMER BREAK PLENTY OF STRATEGIC OPTIONS WITH MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES: TWO PIT STOPS LIKELY FOR THE RACE LAP TIME DIFFERENCE OF BETWEEN 1.8 TO 2.0 SECONDS ON LONGEST CIRCUIT OF THE YEAR The Formula One season resumed at Spa-Francorchamps in cool conditions: a common feature of the legendary seven-kilometre venue in the foothill of the Ardennes. Track temperatures climbed to just 30 degrees centigrade in the afternoon, with ambient temperatures hovering around 18 degrees centigrade. Mercedes were first and second in both free practice sessions, with Nico Rosberg fastest in the morning on the P Zero White medium tyre, and Lewis Hamilton fastest in the afternoon on the P Zero Yellow soft.
MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES AS FORMULA ONE RESUMES FOLLOWING THE SUMMER BREAK SPA:  THE LONGEST LAP AND ONE OF THE MOST DEMANDING CIRCUITS OF THE YEAR FOR TYRES VARIABLE WEATHER IS A HALLMARK OF THE ARDENNES CIRCUIT The Formula One season resumes after a three-week break for one of the most eagerly-anticipated races of the year: Spa-Francorchamps, where the P Zero White medium tyres and P Zero Yellow soft tyres have been nominated, a softer choice compared to last year, to promote different strategies. At just over seven kilometres in length, Spa is the longest lap of the year, while its mixture of fast straights, flat-out corners, abrasive asphalt and swooping elevations put maximum strain on the tyres.
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit
GROWTH OF MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS FIRST HALF NET PROFIT +28.5% TO 192.1 MILLION EURO RESULTS DRIVEN BY STRENGTHENING OF PREMIUM (VOLUMES +21.6%), POSITIVE DEMAND DYNAMICS IN EUROPE AND APAC AND BY FURTHER PRICE/MIX IMPROVEMENT (+5.3%) PREMIUM REVENUES GROW TO 56.2% OF CONSUMER SALES (50.5% IN FIRST HALF 2013) EFFICIENCIES OF 48.9 MILLION EURO, EQUAL TO 54% OF FULL-YEAR TARGET PROFITABILITY (EBIT MARGIN BEFORE RESTRUCTURING CHARGES) GROWS TO 14.7% FROM 12.5% IN FIRST HALF 2013 SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT OF PROFITABILITY IN RUSSIA (EBIT MARGIN HIGH-SINGLE-DIGIT) SECOND QUARTER CASH GENERATION BEFORE DIVIDENDS OF 187.1 MILLION EURO (104.3 IN SECOND QUARTER 2013) PIRELLI CONSOLIDATED RESULTS EBIT: +12.6% AT 426.2 MILLION EURO (378.5 MILLION EURO ON 30 JUNE 2013) EBIT MARGIN BEFORE RESTRUCTURING CHARGES AT 14.7% (12.5% ON 30 JUNE 2013), EBIT MARGIN AT 14.3% (12.2% ON 30 JUNE 2013) NET PROFIT: +28.5% AT 192.1 MILLION EURO (149.5 MILLION EURO ON 30 JUNE 2013) TOTAL VOLUMES +1.8%, WITH PREMIUM VOLUMES GROWING 21.6% REVENUES: 2,986.9 MILLION EURO, WITH ORGANIC GROWTH OF 6.7%; -3.3% COMPARED WITH 3,090 MILLION EURO ON 30 JUNE 2013 INCLUDING FOREX EFFECT (-10.0%); PREMIUM REVENUES: 1,285.1 MILLION EURO, WITH ORGANIC GROWTH OF 16.6%; +12.7% INCLUDING FOREX EFFECT (-3.9%) NET FINANCIAL POSITION NEGATIVE 1,935.2 MILLION EURO (1,965.6 MILLION EURO ON 31 MARCH 2014 AND 1,322.4 MILLION EURO ON 31 DECEMBER 2013) TYRE ACTIVITIES EBIT: +11.1% TO 434.0 MILLION EURO (390.6 MILLION EURO ON 30 JUNE 2013) EBIT MARGIN BEFORE RESTRUCTURING CHARGES AT 15.0% (12.9% ON 30 JUNE 2013), EBIT MARGIN AT 14.6% (12.7% ON 30 JUNE 2013) CONSUMER BUSINESS EBIT MARGIN AT 14.9% (12.4% ON 30 JUNE 2013) INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS EBIT MARGIN AT 13.6% (13.5% ON 30 JUNE 2013) REVENUES: 2,980.8 MILLION EURO, WITH ORGANIC GROWTH OF 7.1%; – 3.0% COMPARED WTH 3,072.9 MILLION EURO ON 30 JUNE 2013 INCLUDING FOREX EFFECT (-10.1%) *** MAURIZIO BOIOCCHI NOMINATED GENERAL MANAGER TECHNOLOGY *** 2014 TARGETS ALL TARGETS CONFIRMED As an effect of the underwriting of the agreement for the disposal of 100% of the steelcord activities, this business was classified as a “discontinued operation” and the reclassified result in the financial statements under the heading “results for discontinued operative activities”. The economic indicators relative to the first half of 2014 thus refer to functioning activities and the comparative data for 30 June 2013 have been restated. The first half in summary Milan, 5 August 2014 – The Board of Directors of Pirelli & C
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For Pirelli, the exclusive tyre supplier to the Blancpain Endurance Series, the biggest logistical operation in its entire motorsport season: 9000 tyres, 20 trucks, 80 staff and non-stop 24-hour service.
2014 Hungarian Grand Prix – Race RICCIARDO USES THREE STOP STRATEGY TO WIN FINAL RACEBEFORE SUMMER BREAK HEAVY RAIN BEFORE THE START MAKES FOR VERY EXCITING RACING THREE DIFFERENT STRATEGIES AND TYRE CHOICES FOR THE TOP 3 CLASSIFIED Hungaroring, July 27, 2014 – Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has claimed his second career win to maintain his third place in the driver’s championship at the Pirelli-sponsored Hungarian Grand Prix, before Formula One’s annual summer break. Ricciardo used a three stop strategy running the whole race on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre after having started on the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre. Fernando Alonso in his Ferrari held off his second place against Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton who charged through the field to finish third after having started from the pit lane
2014 Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying ROSBERG QUALIFIES ON POLE POSITION WITH P ZERO YELLOW SOFT TYREBY HALF A SECOND SOME DROPS OF RAIN IN QUALIFYING, ON ONE PART OF THE CIRCUIT TWO TO THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED FOR THE RACE Hungaroring, July 26, 2014 – For the third time in a row and the sixth time this year, Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position – which should help his prospects in the Hungarian Grand Prix, as 13 wins have been taken from pole at the Hungaroring from 28 races to date. Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel lines up alongside him in second.
LIMITED DEGRADATION DESPITE HIGH TEMPERATURES AND DEMANDING CORNERS 1.6 SECONDS BETWEEN THE TWO COMPOUNDS: SEVERAL STRATEGY OPTIONS OPEN FOR THE RACE LEWIS HAMILTON QUICKEST FOR MERCEDES IN BOTH SESSIONS WITH MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES Conditions were dry and warm for both free practice sessions at the Hungaroring, with track temperature rising by 12 degrees centigrade between the morning and afternoon sessions. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both sessions, using the P Zero White medium tyre to set his best time in the morning, and P Zero Yellow soft tyre in the afternoon.
MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES FOR THE HOT AND TWISTY HUNGARORING LOW-GRIP TRACK AND LOW SPEEDS PUT THE EMPHASIS ON MECHANICAL GRIP TEAMS AND PIRELLI HEAD STRAIGHT TO HUNGARY FROM GERMANY FOR THE ONLY EUROPEAN BACK-TO-BACK RACE OF THE YEAR Pirelli, along with the rest of the teams, makes the 800-kilometre journey from Hockenheim to Budapest for the only back-to-back European grand prix weekend of the season. The Hungaroring, the first Formula One venue ever to be built behind the former Iron Curtain back in 1986, is a permanent facility but has many of the characteristics of a street circuit, with tight and twisty corners and a low grip surface that puts the emphasis on mechanical grip. In the past, the race has often been very hot, but rain is not unknown either.
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3D animated video by Pirelli describing the Budapest Circuit
2014 German Grand Prix – Race NICO ROSBERG WINS HIS HOME GRAND PRIX WITH TWO-STOP STRATEGY HAMILTON MAKES UP 17 PLACES WITH THREE-STOP STRATEGY SOFT AND SUPERSOFT TYRES ENSURE CLOSE RACINGFROM START TO FINISH Hockenheim, July 20, 2014 – Nico Rosberg has extended his championship lead by winning his home grand prix, using a two-stop strategy with one stint on the P Zero Red supersoft followed by two stints on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre. It was the first time that Rosberg had ever finished on the podium at the German Grand Prix, but the 300th podium finish for Williams, courtesy of Valtteri Bottas – on the podium for the third consecutive time.
2014 German Grand Prix – Qualifying SUPERSOFT THE QUICKEST TYRE IN HOT QUALIFYING CONDITIONS TWO-STOP STRATEGY MOST LIKELY FOR THE GRAND PRIX RISK OF RAIN SHOWERS WILL AFFECT STRATEGY FOR THE RACE TOMORROW Hockenheim, July 19, 2014 – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position for his home grand prix, in track temperatures that were just as hot as those seen yesterday. Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa were second and third on the grid for Williams. Bottas and Hamilton were the only drivers to progress to Q2 without using the P Zero Red supersoft tyre, which all the other drivers – including Rosberg – used.
FREE PRACTICE TAKES PLACE WITH SOME OF THE HOTTEST TRACK TEMPERATURES SEEN ALL YEAR BETWEEN TWO AND THREE PIT STOPS EXPECTED WITH SOFT AND SUPERSOFT COMPOUNDS CHANGEABLE WEATHER EXPECTED OVER THE REST OF THE WEEKEND Pirelli faced some of the hottest track temperatures seen all year at Hockenheim during free practice, peaking at 57 degrees centigrade. Despite this exceptional heat, the two softest compounds in the range – P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft – performed within the expected parameters at what is a demanding circuit in terms of traction and braking.
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Pirelli Truck mit alle seinen Produkten und vielfältigem Service
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01 Series Klassenbeste bei Nassbremsung mit 4,9 m kürzer als die Durchschnittslänge der Wettbewerber