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Pirelli announced 2012 F1 first three races tyre compounds



F1 official tyre provider Pirelli has declared the tyre compounds for the first three races of the 2012 F1 season.

Soft and medium tyre compounds for the season-opening Australian GP. Last season they are used Soft and Hard tyre compound.

Medium and Hard tyre compounds for Malaysian Grad Prix, in 2011 the Italian tyre maker Pirelli used Soft and Hard tyre.

And in Chinese Grand Prix Pirelli will use the same compound of the Australia as Soft and medium tyre. Last season they are used Soft and Hard compound.

Each team will get six sets of the harder compound and five sets of the softer compound for each race weekend. And the Italian tyre maker will also bring its intermediate and full wet tyres in case of rain to all races.

 2012 F1 Race Tyre compounds
Australian GP       Soft/medium
Malaysian GP       Medium/hard
Chinese GP            Soft/medium

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