Ferrari choose fewer soft tyres than rivals for Azerbaijan GP | 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Ferrari have chosen fewer sets of soft tyres than any team for next week’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have each chosen two sets of the soft C4 compound tyres for the race at the Baku City Circuit. Rivals Mercedes have taken one more set for each of their drivers while the Red…

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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Shanghai International Circuit, 2019

Ferrari have chosen fewer sets of soft tyres than any team for next week’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel

and Charles Leclerc have each chosen two sets of the soft C4 compound tyres for the race at the Baku City Circuit. Rivals Mercedes have taken one more set for each of their drivers while the Red Bull pair will have nine each.

Renault, McLaren and Racing Point have each selected 10 sets of softs for their drivers.

Ferrari has chosen more medium C3 compound tyres than any team, with five sets per car, while Mercedes has taken four sets for its two W10s.

Last year’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton who pitted twice and used all three of the available compounds during the race.

2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix tyre selections

Driver Team Hard (C2) Medium (C3) Soft (C4)
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1 4 8
Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1 4 8
Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1 5 7
Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1 5 7
Max Verstappen Red Bull 1 3 9
Pierre Gasly Red Bull 1 3 9
Daniel Riccairdo Renault 2 1 10
Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1 2 10
Kevin Magnussen Haas 1 3 9
Romain Grosjean Haas 1 3 9
Carlos Sainz Jnr McLaren 1 2 10
Lando Norris McLaren 1 2 10
Sergio Perez Racing Point 1 2 10
Lance Stroll Racing Point 1 2 10
Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 2 2 9
Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1 3 9
Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 2 2 9
Alexander Albon Toro Rosso 1 3 9
George Russell Williams 2 2 9
Robert Kubica Williams 1 3 9

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