Formula 1 teams have chosen largely similar tyre selections for the penultimate race of the year in Brazil, though McLaren have again erred on the conservative side.
McLaren, meanwhile, have continued their recent trend of picking fewer of the softest tyres available than their rivals. Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne have just seven sets of super-softs each.
The top three drivers in last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix all used similar tyre strategies. Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen all started on super-softs and made a single stop to switch to softs.
2018 Brazilian Grand Prix tyre selections
|Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull|
|Max Verstappen||Red Bull|
|Sergio Perez||Force India|
|Esteban Ocon||Force India|
|Carlos Sainz Jnr||Renault|
|Pierre Gasly||Toro Rosso|
|Brendon Hartley||Toro Rosso|
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5 comments on “Little variation in teams’ Brazilian GP tyre picks”
30th October 2018, 15:23
No driver will have more than nine sets of the softest compound available.
30th October 2018, 15:36
Hopefully the blue and green ones will make an appearance, preferably on the Sunday… think we’re due a proper wet race, and I don’t imagine Abu Dhabi will produce one.
31st October 2018, 9:39
Good shout, weather forecast is for thunder storms for the next week at least with 60%+ chance of rain almost every day around 2pm.
30th October 2018, 23:56
Nice graphic Keith ! makes comparing allocations much easier than trying to remember x ms, y us, z hs etc.
31st October 2018, 9:36
Anyone reckon Red Bull will be strong here?
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