From 2019, the tyre selections for each grand prix will be referred to in a simple manner: ‘hard’, ‘medium’ and ‘soft’.

Pirelli are bringing this in for the fans which are not too interested in the technical side of things, so they will only need to learn three names for the race weekend.

However, for those fans that like the information, they will tell us the choice of tyres for each weekend, right the way from the hyper-soft to the ultra-hard.

“We will tell you which is the compound we nominate for each race because obviously we are not going to race with the [same] three compounds everywhere,” said Mario Isola, Pirelli’s sporting director.

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