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Red Bull and Ferrari wary of ultras in Mexico tyre choice

With most teams opting to stockpile extra ultrasofts for the Mexico Grand Prix, the Red Bull and Ferrari drivers have conspicuously gone against the flow with the tyre selections. Each driver gets a total of 13 sets of dry tyres to use during the race weekend. All of them receive one set each of the three compounds offered by Pirelli for the event. For the Mexico Grand Prix, that line-up consists of soft, supersoft and ultrasoft tyres. After that it's up to each driver and their engineers to decide the tyre distribution they request from the tyre manufacturer. Many teams have requested nine or even ten sets of the purple-marked ultras to use at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez on October...
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