Formula One

Pirelli Releases Tire Selections for Singapore

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Formula One and Pirelli have released the tire choices made by teams for the Singapore Grand Prix.

This year marks the third straight season that Pirelli has offered three compounds for each event. As the same with 2016 and 2017, teams are required to use two of the three compounds during the event, with a total allotment of 13 sets over the weekend.

The choices must be submitted 14 weeks in advance for long-haul events, and eight weeks in advance of European races. The deadline for decisions was implemented to reduce transport costs. If a team does not give their choices to the FIA before the deadline, the FIA will choose which tires the team can use.

The majority of the field, eight of the 20 teams, will have three sets of the hardest tire available including Lewis Hamilton, with Sebastien Vettel among the six drivers with a single set.

When it comes to the softest compound, eight of the 20 teams elected for eight sets, with Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas the only two drivers with a six sets.

A complete breakdown of the choices can be viewed below.

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