Both Ferrari drivers have selected seven sets of Pirelli supersoft tires for the upcoming American Grand Prix, one more than each of the drivers from Mercedes-AMG Petronas and Red Bull Racing.
Pirelli is making its medium, soft and supersoft tires available for the upcoming GP, which will be held at the highly regarded Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
In addition to an extra set of supersofts, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen have also taken five sets of the soft tire, leaving room for just a single set of mediums..
Ferrari, Red Bull and Mercedes will have differing tire strategies for America, with Ferrari’s being the most aggressive. Red Bull’s is the least aggressive with four sets of mediums each for Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, while Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s differing strategies fall in the middle.