Nico Rosberg covered almost the entire race distance on a single set of medium tyres last year after damaging his original rubber on the first lap and being forced to pit. This year Pirelli will bring its super-soft rubber instead of the medium, paired again with the soft tyre.
This is only the second time this year Pirelli has altered its tyre selection compared to what was used in 2014.
There is no change in the tyre selection for the next two races: the softest tyres available will be used again at Singapore, while Japan’s Suzuka circuit will again require Pirelli hardesy tyre mix.
|Circuit||2015 Option||2015 Prime||2014 Option||2014 Prime|
|Red Bull Ring||Super-soft||Soft||Super Soft||Soft|
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