RACE DEBRIEF

    The first race of the season is nearly upon us - it's so close in fact that Pirelli, Formula 1 racing's official tyre supplier, have revealed the teams' compound choices for the Australian Grand Prix. The Italian manufacturer has five slick tyre compounds in its range for 2019 (from C5, which is the softest, to C1), and will bring three to each race. The teams have an allocation of 13 sets per weekend, with a free choice of 10. And here's what they've each plumped for in Melbourne...

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