Pirelli is among the major global tyre manufacturers – and a world leader in the Premium segment, with high technological proficiency. Founded in 1872, Pirelli has a presence in over 160 countries – with 20 manufacturing facilities on four continents and 38,000 employees.
Pirelli has been involved in motor racing – a proving ground for technical innovation – since 1907. currently the exclusive tyre manufacturer for the FIA Formula One World Championship, Pirelli also equips the World Superbike Championship and many other global racing categories.
For the 2016 season, Pirelli is more heavily involved in motorsport than any other the tyre manufacturer. Excluding Formula One, Pirelli supplies nearly 250 other international championships on both track and road – underlining the company’s sporting DNA.