Pirelli have confirmed their interest in the F1 tyre tender for the 2025-2027 seasons following the FIA's launch of the process.
The process means that Pirelli – who have acted as Formula 1's tyre supplier since 2011 – could face competition, with RacingNews365.com having previously been told that one other big manufacturer is keen on the position, with former supplier Bridgestone understood to have an interest in the supply contract.
Following the announcement of the next tender process, Pirelli have released a statement confirming that they are taking "great interest" in the framework set out by the FIA.
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Pirelli confirm interest in tyre tender process
"The FIA has now published the invitation to participate in the next tender process for the supply of tyres to the top single-seater championships – FIA Formula One World Championship, Formula 2 and Formula 3 – for the three year period from 2025-2027 (with an option for 2028)," a statement from Pirelli reads.
"The document outlines technical characteristics that are broadly in line with the tyres used today and their relevance to technology transfer from track to road, putting a particular emphasis on sustainability.
framework described by the FIA is closely aligned to Pirelli's
motorsport strategy and so is of great interest, with the Italian
company having been Global Tyre Partner to the sport for more than a
decade, since 2011.
"A definitive decision about Pirelli's participation in the selection process will naturally be taken after a detailed examination of the FIA's document."
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