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F1 British GP: Top teams differ on British GP tyre strategies

Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull choose slightly different allocations for its tyre compounds ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull will each utilise a different number of tyres for the three available sets when the British Grand Prix gets underway at Silverstone next week.

Pirelli has made soft, medium and hard compounds available for the event, with Mercedes prioritising the medium compound with five sets each for Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, with Ferrari opting just three.

Ferrari will however make use of eight soft sets compared to Mercedes' seven, while Red Bull will be somewhere between with two sets of hard, four medium and seven soft.

The British Grand Prix gets underway with track action on 8th June.

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