Formula 1 approves Pirelli test plan

Pirelli had warned on Monday that it would have to quit the sport if its 2017 testing programme was not ratified by the end of Monday, as it felt it would have no time to get the new tyres ready in time. The Italian manufacturer had written to the FIA to emphasise that its 2017 plans needed to be sorted immediately, or else it would leave Formula 1. The deadline ... Keep reading