Pirelli has confirmed its tyre compound selection for the next three grands prix in Bahrain, Spain and Monaco.
The medium (white) and soft (yellow) tyres will be used at the Bahrain Grand Prix while the silver-banded hard tyres and softs will be available for the race at the Circuit de Catalunya.
The Monte Carlo Grand Prix will see the Italian manufacturer's red supersofts on display for the first time this year and it will be used alongside the softs to maximise the grip available on the slow and twisty street circuit.
"Our nominations this year are designed to push the envelope of performance, as can be seen from our latest choices," said Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery.
"Only the supersoft tyre is the same compound as last year: the other compounds are softer and therefore faster, designed to encourage closer racing as well as a wider variety of strategies."
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