On the occasion of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of the United States on Sunday, held in Austin, Texas, the supplier Pirelli will supply tyres with a pink marker in support of the fight against breast cancer.
The Italian manufacturer Pirelli will make available F1 teams for Greater US Price, from Friday, a sign of support in pink marking tyres to the fight against breast cancer.
Among the tires available for the 17th race of the season, to be held Sunday in Austin (Texas), are ultra-soft P Zero with purple markings will be replaced by pink. A model that the equipment presented on his Twitter account.
— Pirelli Motorsport (@pirellisport) 18 October 2017
“To support the Susan G. Komen Foundation, ultra-soft will wear this weekend, and exclusively for this race, a pink hue”, said Pirelli, sole supplier of F1.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation is the largest US organization responsible including the financing of awareness campaigns and research against breast cancer.
150,000 dollars donated to associations
The Force India team will also undertake printing on its cars the names of two women with the disease and a pink ribbon, a symbol around the world in the fight against this form of cancer.
Pilots and mechanics will also focus on the three days of the GP of USA T-shirts, gloves or pink shoes. The Haas team is also committed to do via his Twitter account by posting the message “Think Pink”.
— Haas F1 Team (@HaasF1Team) 17 October 2017
As the main sponsor of the Indian team in the pink livery, the Austrian BWT Group, is committed to pay 150,000 dollars to organizations fighting against breast cancer.