Formula One official tyre supplier Pirelli has announced the tyre selection for the 12th round of the season, as Scuderia Ferrari has chosen a more aggressive selection of tyres for next weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix than Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Red Bull.
Scuderia Ferrari German driver and championship leader Sebastian Vettel will have nine sets of the ultra-soft tyres available, two more than either of the Mercedes or Red Bull drivers. Hamilton has chosen five sets of the soft compound tyre, two more than Sebastian. Bot the leading title contenders have selected a single set of the medium compound. Finnish driver will have two sets of yhe medium compound tyre, thee softs and eight sets of the ultra-soft tyres.
Renault has selected the most ultra-soft tyres of any team: Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz Jnr will each have 10 sets of the softest tyres available for the Hungaroring race.
The Hungarian Grand Prix will be the third time this year Pirelli has ‘skipped’ a compound in its selection. As in China and Germany the super-soft tyre has not been nominated.