One of the questions that are plated with a view to the new appointment that the Formula 1 welcomes this season, the European Grand Prix that will be held in Baku between days 17 and 19 of June, is the level of degradation that your new asphalt will have. For this reason, and although on paper it will not be a circuit too demanding, Pirelli has decided not to risk bringing the compound ultra-soft, selecting the super-soft, soft and medium to meet the needs of the 22 riders.
Few are the riders that are sets of the choice made by his team-mate, but the most striking is the respect to Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton will have an extra set of soft tyres -four in total-, while Nico Rosberg will be able to use one more media.
In comparison with its top rival, the pilots of the German brand will have a set of super-softs than their counterparts at Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen will have five sets of soft counterpart of, having chosen the pair of Red Bull in the same way that Lewis Hamilton.
In regard to the Spanish riders, spaniard Carlos Sainz will also feature the same combination that Lewis Hamilton, having chosen Fernando Alonso for the favorite tactic of Ferrari.