Pirelli has confirmed it has agreed a deal to continue as Formula One?s official tyre supplier from 2017 to 2019.
Bernie Ecclestone and Pirelli CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera appeared together on the grid before the start of the Russian Grand Prix to announce the contract extension.
?Regarding the recent news, we can confirm that the commercial deal for 2017-2019 has been reached,? Pirelli subsequently stated on Twitter. ?The official procedure will follow.?
Michelin had submitted a rival tended for the next three-year tyre contract.
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