At Spa-Francorchamps rumours again surfaced regarding a possible change of a tyre supplier
Hard and medium Pirelli tyres for Spa-Francorchamps
All Formula One teams except for Mercedes tested a new range of Pirelli tyres at the Silverstone circuit during the three-day Young Drivers Test.
Paul Hembery: “This young driver test presents a valuable opportunity for the teams to assess the new specification of tyre, and also to run their young drivers."
Pirelli heads to another legendary venue in motorsport: at the Nurburgring in Germany.
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.