Exclusive interview with Pirelli's Paul Hembery

Exclusive interview with Pirelli's Paul Hembery

After weeks of discussion, Formula 1 finally found a new tyre supplier for the 2011 season in Pirelli. AUTOSPORT spoke exclusively to Pirelli's motorsport manager Paul Hembery about the challenge ahead

The hunt to find Formula 1's new tyre supplier has been one of the biggest soap operas of the season so far.

From heading into the campaign amid major fears that F1 could struggle to get anyone in at all, teams were left with an embarrassment of riches as they eventually weighed up options with Pirelli, Michelin, Cooper Avon and even Bridgestone itself.

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