Racing Level targets extra from replace in Bahrain
Racing Level wants to seek out extra efficiency from its current aerodynamic improve at this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix to maneuver up the grid, concedes staff principal Otmar Szafnauer.
The previous Pressure India staff launched a serious replace on the season-opening race in Australia, having accomplished pre-season testing with a launch specification automotive. Whereas Lance Stroll dropped out in Q1 and Sergio Perez superior to Q3, it was Stroll who scored factors within the race, ending ninth. Szafnauer says the best way the 2 drivers’ weekends panned out highlights the necessity to get extra efficiency from the brand new elements.
“Melbourne confirmed that each tenth counts — each in qualifying and the race,” Szanfauer mentioned. “We’ve bought some enhancements coming for Bahrain, however the primary job will likely be extracting extra from the brand new aero package deal we launched in Melbourne. Bahrain will give us a greater indication of the place we stand as a result of it’s a way more conventional circuit in comparison with the stop-start structure of Melbourne.
“I’d anticipate to see some thrilling racing this weekend up and down the grid. We realized an enormous quantity in Melbourne and can use that data to enhance our efficiency stage in Bahrain. At this stage of the yr we simply should be constant and maintain choosing up the factors.”
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