Pirelli laps Valencia – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Power Is Nothing Without Control. That was Pirelli's long-serving slogan, most famously accompanying that now iconic poster of Carl Lewis in high heels. And of course, they're right. Just ask any racing driver, and they'll tell you how important tires are to winning a race.

These days, Pirelli serves as the official tire supplier to the entire Formula One grid, creating and deciding which of their compounds will be used at each race weekend. And with the European Grand Prix taking place this weekend at Valencia, the Italian tire company has released an animated lap of the street circuit to show us just how grueling the punishment is on its tires. Follow the jump to check it out, and stay tuned for our race coverage on Sunday.



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      Andre Lavoie
      • 3 Years Ago
      F**k off with your spam! No one here wants to see that!
      foesracing
      • 3 Years Ago
      I agree with the first sentence of this article "Power Is Nothing Without Control". I use to race radio control cars and they behave like a real car and every part of the car must be set up correctly like suspension, tires, body, down force, camber, etc... The tires play a very important roll on the handling and control of the car. http://www.bestbargaincellphones.com - We offer the largest selection of free cell phones and free smartphones for verizon wireless, sprint and t-mobile on the internet. We can save you $100s compared to retail stores.