Bridgestone reveal tyre allocations for final four races

Bridgestone have revealed the compound allocations for the last four rounds of 2008 F1 season.

Singapore, Formula One s first ever night race, will see the super soft and soft compound; The Japanese Grand Prix will see the medium and soft compounds; Hard and medium compounds will be used at the Chinese Grand Prix; Medium and soft compounds will be taken to the final race of the season in Brazil.

“After eleven races this season we can now confirm our tyre allocations for the final four races of the year,” Hirohide Hamashima, Director of Bridgestone Motorsport Tyre Development, explained. “This will be the first time for Formula One in Singapore and we will bring the soft and super soft compounds for this interesting new street course.

“High grip will be required at this track which is the primary reason for our choice. In Japan and China we will use the same compounds as we used in 2007. For Brazil we have moved a step harder in our allocation range.

“This race can be very hot, as we saw last year, and our data from the thrilling final race of last season showed us that this change would be beneficial for the teams.”