Date: 28th August 2016 at 4:47pm
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The Formula One teams and drivers have made their tyre selections for the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

The new three compound tyre regulations from Formula One and Pirelli have worked brilliantly this season.

The drivers and teams have to secretly make their selections weeks in advance and are then locked in with their selections, this has made for some interesting tyre strategies highlighted most recently at the Austrian Grand Prix and Belgian Grand Prix.

For Monza, the Pirelli compounds available are the same as they were for Spa with the white striped medium, the yellow marked soft and the red super-softs.

Of the top teams, only Red Bull Racing have made the same selections for both of their drivers. They have gone for 2 sets of medium, 5 sets of soft and 6 sets of super-soft.

This is a combinations replicated by Sauber.

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes, Raikkonen of Ferrari, Massa of Williams, Palmer of Renault, Toro Rosso, McLaren and Manor have gone for a similar selection with 1 set less of softs and 1 set extra of super-soft.

The only other driver to have picked two sets of mediums is Haas’ Guterriez but he has gone for just two sets of softs and nine sets of super-soft.

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, Williams’ Bottas, Renault’s Magnussen and Haas’ Grosjean have all got just one set of medium tyres.

Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas and Magnussen have coupled it with 5 sets of softs and 7 super-softs.

Grosjean has gone for 3 sets of softs and 9 sets of super-soft.

Who has picked correct? Will anyone live to regret their choices?