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Pirelli Will Paint Tires Pink For F1 U.S. GP To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 17 / 17

Tire manufacturer Pirelli is set to turn its tires pink at the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix "to raise awareness for breast cancer," according to Ben Church of the London DAILY MAIL. The company will alter its ultrasoft tires from their "usual purple" color as part of an F1 initiative. The sport is plan...

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