Bruno Senna, Williams, Jerez, 2012

Pirelli choose softer tyres for first three races

2012 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Bruno Senna, Williams, Jerez, 2012
Bruno Senna tests Pirelli's 2012 tyres in Jerez

Pirelli have announced the tyre compounds which will be available at the first three races of the 2012 season.

F1’s official tyre supplier will bring softer selections from their range for the opening races, compared to those which were used last year.

Pirelli have previously announced their 2012 soft, medium and hard compounds are softer than those used last year.

The tyre choices for the first three races are as follows:

Race 2012 tyre compounds 2011 tyre compounds
Australian Grand Prix Soft/medium Soft/hard
Malaysian Grand Prix Medium/hard Soft/hard
Chinese Grand Prix Soft/medium Soft/hard

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