The street race in the Principality will mark the first appearance of the C5 compound, the softest in Pirelli’s 2019 range, in a grand prix weekend.

With tyre wear minimal in , and qualifying being more important than at any other venue in the calendar, teams have largely forsaken the harder C3 and C4 tyres in favour of the C5.

pair and , as well as Ferrari drivers and , will each have 11 sets of the soft available in Monte Carlo, leaving them with just a single set of the medium C4 and the hard C3.

The two teams are the only ones on the grid to make such an extreme selection, with most outfits – including the championship-leading team – selecting 10 sets of softs.

For pair and Le Hamilton, this will provide them with an additional set of the medium instead.

and have selected the fewest number of soft-tyre sets on the grid at nine for each of their drivers, with opting for a field-high three sets of the medium.

Renault and Haas are the only outfits to split selection between their drivers.

Monaco GP tyre selections

GP tyre selections

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