The Italian tyre manufacturer selected three hardest tyre compounds for the Spanish GP which will be held in May, just as they did for the first race in the Netherlands after 35 years.
Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya is one of the most demanding tracks for the tyres, both because of the large number of medium-speed and fast corners and their long duration, which is why a lot of energy passes through the tyres during the lap.
Pirelli will therefore bring the three hardest compounds (C1, C2 and C3), as well as for the race before Spain which will be held in the Netherlands, for the first time since 1985, at the renovated Zandvoort circuit.
Each driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. This set will then be returned for those who qualify in the top 10, but the remaining drivers will keep it for the race.
Each driver must have both race sets available for the grand prix.
Teams are free to choose the remaining 10 sets, making 13 sets in total for the weekend.
PIRELLI 2020 F1 TYRE COMPOUNDS