Nov 17, 2021

Formula 1 President and CEO Visits Pirelli Testing Ground

Stefano Domenicali, President and Chief Executive Officer of Formula 1, visited the Circuito Panamericano today – Pirelli’s most advanced proving ground in the world – before this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix. He was accompanied on his visit by Mario Isola, Pirelli’s Head of F1 and Car Racing, and Cesar Martin Alarcon, Pirelli’s CEO and Executive Vice President of the LatAm region.

For a number of years, Pirelli has been the market leader in Brazil – the biggest country in South America – with a long-standing industrial presence including several factories. A key part of Pirelli’s stake in the country has been the important investment in the Circuito Panamericano, which is now Pirelli’s most sophisticated test facility. The track is the latest addition to Pirelli’s proving ground facilities, following on from the company’s historic site at Vizzola Ticino in Italy and the Sottozero Centre in Sweden. These all form a key part of Pirelli’s research and development department, which includes 12 local working units all over the world with a total of almost 2000 employees. …

Source: F1

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