Technical analysis: Spanish GP

Technical analysis: Spanish GP

The Spanish Grand Prix marked the introduction of several big updates for most teams, who were hoping to change their fortunes for the European season. Craig Scarborough analyses the revisions seen in Barcelona

With the return from the first four flyaway races, the teams finally can get their cars back to the factory and the development teams can start to fit the updates planed for the start of the European season. Every team planned new parts for the Spanish GP, but several decided to hold off developments through the opening races and as a result we saw two B-spec cars appear in the Barcelona pitlane.

With the teams still settling down from the rule changes and the having had time to react to the diffuser debacle and the ideas other teams have come up with, we saw little actual innovation in Spain, but a lot of converging on similar ideas.

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