Pirelli announce compound choices for GP of Malaysia 2016

Pirelli announce compound choices for GP of Malaysia 2016

16.06.2016: Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the sixteenth round of the 2016 Formula




Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the sixteenth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Malaysia*, to be held (September 29 – October 2) on the Sepang circuit:


     P Zero Orange hard

     P Zero White medium

     P Zero Yellow soft



These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race:


     Two sets of P Zero Orange hard.


Each driver must have both these sets available for the race, and must use at least one of them.




There are the tyres assigned for Q3 in qualifying:


     One set of P Zero Yellow soft


Following the regulations, each driver must save for Q3 one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds. This set will be given back to Pirelli after Q3 for those who qualify in the top 10, but the remaining drivers will keep it for the race.


The teams are free to choose the remaining 10 sets; making up 13 sets in total for the weekend.


*The new 2016 tyre regulations mean that tyre nomination for long-haul events have to be made 14 weeks in advance, whereas for European races the deadline is eight weeks in advance.



The tyres nominated so far:

     Purple    Red    Yellow    White    Orange


Australia         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Bahrain         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
China         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Russia         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Spain              Soft    Medium    Hard
Monaco    Ultrasoft    Supersoft    Soft          
Canada    Ultrasoft    Supersoft    Soft          
Azerbaijan         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Austria    Ultrasoft    Supersoft    Soft          
Great Britain              Soft    Medium    Hard
Hungary         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Germany         Supersoft    Soft    Medium     
Singapore*    Ultrasoft    Supersoft    Soft          
Malaysia*              Soft     Medium     Hard
 
 
 
Anthony Peacock  - photo Pirelli

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