Technical analysis: German GP

Technical analysis: German GP

Craig Scarborough looks at the updates and technical changes seen at the German Grand Prix

After an extended break since the British GP, Formula 1 returned to action at the Nurburgring, just a stones throw from the classic Nordschleife track – but a million miles away in layout. Although the circuit challenges with gradients and a few fast turns, the slow complexes and hairpin leave it characterless.

Performance at the Nurburgring is closely tied to the local weather, which can be very changeable. This year's race was unseasonably cool and the track's natural tendency to invoke understeer was exacerbated by cold front tyres.

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