Pirelli Scorpion “Soft” at World Rally Championship’s (WRC) Rally Argentina
Pirelli’s WRC Scorpion Rally tire will prove its mettle this weekend at Rally Argentina. Known as one of the most spectacular and demanding events of the 2009 WRC season, the rally will be based at Villa Carlos Paz in the heart of the Cordobese Sierras from April 24 to 26. Rally Argentina is a demanding challenge, and Pirelli technicians are ready to support teams and drivers accordingly. Pirelli technicians and race teams alike gained significant experience last year when the rally was inundated with pouring rains and muddy surfaces that made the stages very difficult.
This year, Rally of Argentina organizers should have better climate conditions for the rally thanks to the decision to hold the event one month later than usual in a drier part of the season. However, even if the rally is held in ideal weather conditions, it remains a difficult one. Pirelli will supply teams with the soft version of the Scorpion Rally Tire, ensuring excellent performance levels on soft and muddy terrains.
The materials used for the Pirelli WRC Scorpion Rally Tires represent maximum innovation in terms of resistance. Moreover Pirelli Scorpion adopts “run flat” technology solutions that allow teams to reduce the risk of punctures during the rally, allowing them to complete the special stages without significant delay and without damaging the car mechanics and bodywork. Pirelli Scorpions will ensure safety and performance at Rally Argentina, a well known WRC event among rally enthusiasts for its mix of high speed and bumpy surfaces.