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Pirelli To Formula One After Tire Explosions: We Told You So

When Sebastian Vettel’s tire exploded at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, there was much fuming from darker corners of the Internet. Why couldn’t Pirelli make a better tire? And if the tires had a habit of exploding, as they have for a while now, why didn’t Pirelli tell anyone? It turns out they did, according to… »8/25/15 6:08pm8/25/15 6:08pm

Those New 18-Inch Wheels For F1 Cars Actually Look Sweet In Motion

At first, I was a bit skeptical of Pirelli's plans to test new 18-inch wheels on a Lotus F1 car. Sure, 18 inches of wheel isn't exactly nuts on a production car, but I'd grown up with the piddly little 13-inchers surrounded by fat donuts of tires. But after seeing them pounding around the track, they look fantastic. »7/10/14 9:44am7/10/14 9:44am

2009 Pirelli Calendar: Elephants And A Whole Load Of NSFW

It's that time of year again, when Pirelli sends aspiring Playboy »11/25/08 12:00pm11/25/08 12:00pm photographers out on calendar assignment, letting them dream up ridiculous ways to photograph nude or nearly nude models in exotic locations. What this has to do with the business of selling tires we have no idea. Whatever, nekkid ladies! Hit the jump…

Sexy and 71: Sofia Loren to Be Featured in 2007 Pirelli Calendar

"Don't you wish life was like a parking meter..." With those lechers at Pirelli having announced this week that septegenarian actress (yes, it's true) will appear in the Sears catalog of nipples, the Pirelli Calendar, gasps were heard 'round the world, as plastic surgeons' phones rang off the hook. Of course, it… »7/07/06 8:50am7/07/06 8:50am