F1 2016: Chinese Grand Prix Tyre Choices

Driver tyre choices for the Chinese Grand Prix have been revealed.

DRIVER Medium Soft Supersoft
Lewis Hamilton 4 4 5
Nico Rosberg 3 5 5
Sebastian Vettel 3 4 6
Kimi Raikkonen 3 4 6
Valtteri Bottas 2 4 7
Felipe Massa 1 5 7
Daniel Ricciardo 2 5 6
Daniil Kvyat 2 5 6
Kevin Magnussen 2 5 6
Jolyon Palmer 3 4 6
Nico Hulkenberg 2 5 6
Sergio Perez 2 5 6
Max Verstappen 3 5 5
Carlos Sainz 2 6 5
Fernando Alonso 2 4 7
Jenson Button 2 4 7
Marcus Ericsson 5 4 4
Felipe Nasr 5 4 4
Pascal Wehrlein 4 5 4
Rio Haryanto 4 5 4
Romain Grosjean 1 5 7
Esteban Gutierrez 2 5 7

The new three compound rule has proven to be popular so far, with teams able to deploy a wider variety of strategies through the race. Once again Mercedes and Ferrari have varied in their choices, with the Ferrari pair opting for more sets of the Supersoft compound. Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have also made different decisions wit Hamilton choosing one extra set of the Medium compound.

Elsewhere the Williams, Renault, Toro Rosso, and Haas team-mates have decided to differ from each other. The remaining teams – Red Bull, McLaren, Manor, Force India and Sauber – have all seen their drivers pick the same as their team-mates.

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