Pirelli has confirmed the tyre selections made by each Formula 1 driver for the Mexican Grand Prix in 12 days' time, with Red Bull and Ferrari's line-ups going for harder picks than the rival Mercedes team.

Pirelli will take its softest three compounds - soft, super-soft and ultra-soft - to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez next weekend, continuing its approach of going for quicker tyres for races than last year.

Red Bull has opted for the most conservative selection in the field, taking just six sets of the ultra-soft tyre to Mexico. Drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo will also have four sets of super-softs and three softs available.

Title contender Sebastian Vettel will run with seven sets of ultra-softs, five super-softs and just one soft set for Ferrari, while teammate Kimi Raikkonen will have one extra set of softs and one fewer set of super-softs.

Mercedes has gone for a more aggressive option, with both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas going for nine sets of ultra-softs. Hamilton will have just one set of softs on offer.

The majority of the field has gone for a similar stance to Mercedes, with drivers from Renault, Toro Rosso, McLaren and Williams plus Force India's Esteban Ocon all going for 10 sets of ultra-softs.


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