Pirelli Motorsport has taken advantage of the hours before the start of the GP of Abu Dhabi Formula 1 to announce part of its programme of face-to-season 2018. In this aspect, in addition to presenting the new range of tyres for the premier class of motorsport world, the manufacturer, of Italian origin, has confirmed his return to the World Rally. The signature milanese returns to the WRC and he will do it by the big door, since Pirelli will offer their products to the teams of all the categories that make up the contest, becoming in fact the sole provider of tires to the World Junior championship (JWRC).
The output of DMACK of the JWRC to focus on the rest of the categories of the competition has been the spur perfect for Pirelli to give this step forward and announced his return to the WRC just a year after their march to the championship. In this aspect, Pirelli Motorsport prepares your bet the more ambitious, since the brand intends to supply its products to the teams of all the categories of the WRC. This happens, among other things, for the development of new compounds that are specific to the World Rally Car of new generation as you have already done DMACK and Michelin.
Pirelli also include validating new products for vehicles R5, taking advantage of the openness of the rules of tire that will live in the class WRC2 in 2018. All in all, your condition of a single-source supplier for the JWRC will be one of the fundamental tasks of the Italian house, all while their compounds Sottozero (nails), RK and RKW (asphalt) and K Scorpion (earth) calzarán the Ford Fiesta R2T of the contest. As announced M-Sport when even DMACK was his partner, andl prize for the winner of the JWRC will be a Fiesta R5 on property, as well as registration, fuel, and a set of 200 wheels, in this case Pirelli, to compete in WRC2 in 2019.