Reports concern Pirelli again! This time they are accused of not filing a report to the FIA that they had changed the construction of the tyres prior to the British Grand Prix.
Paul Hembery revealed that new contracts with the commercial rights holders and most of the teams are in place for 2014.
Paul Hembery told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport that Pirelli stays with Formula One on Tuesday
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel set pole position on the intermediates with a time of 1m25.425s.
Pirelli’s motorsport director Paul Hembery: "Pirelli will provide the teams with a new range of tyres mixing the stability of 2012 and the performance of 2013"
Free practice tires will not be the same as the P Zero Orange hard tires used for the rest of the weekend.
Every car in the field will be eligible to run the new unmarked Pirelli tyre.
Pirelli's Paul Hembery insisted he cannot understand the strength of some of the criticism so far in 2013.
After four races Pirelli will make a decision about tyres compounds
The most stressed tyre is the front-left, with China featuring the heaviest braking seen all year.
Pirelli 2013 tyres were put through the test on a dry, damp, super wet circuit in Australia during the two day qualifying.
When asked to compare the 2012 Pirellis with this year's compounds Kimi Raikkonen said: "I don't see much difference."
Teams try out full Pirelli tire range on familiar territory in Spain.
Pirelli claims earlier reports stating that Jaime Alguersuari would not stay on as one of their test drivers were wrong.
While in Sao Paulo to announce Pirelli's commitment to the Brazilian Stock Car series, Hembery commented on the new 2013 F1 Pirelli tyres: "The walls flex a little more."