based out of milan, italy, pirelli is the fifth-largest tire company in the world. they are known around the globe as a premium tire manufacturer, famous for their pzero tire brand. pirelli constantly challenges the boundaries of technology, style and sustainability. pirelli is currently the official tire provider of the formula 1 race series. they are proud of the f1 carryover; the development of motorsports represents a valuable source of transferable knowledge for pirelli’s road tires. this allows pirelli to continuously improve their grip, wear, handling and rolling resistance. pirelli earned their top reputation by providing original equipment tires for premium automobiles: aston martin, audi, bentley, bmw, ferrari, jaguar, lamborghini, land rover, lotus, maserati, mclaren, mercedes benz, pagani, porsche, volkswagen, and volvo. this is a partnership that requires three years of development and is based on the cooperation between both pirelli and the car manufacturer’s engineers.