Tech: Sweeping changes from Monaco to Montreal

Tech: Sweeping changes from Monaco to Montreal

There are few greater technical contrasts than the Monaco and Canadian Grands Prix. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH looks at some of the parts unique to Montreal that teams have brought to achieve an optimum low-downforce set-up

As Formula 1 switches from high-downforce Monaco to low-downforce Canada, teams have to change the emphasis of their cars, with engines also under the microscope at the Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Acceleration and braking take priority over mid-corner speed, and teams trim their wings back and cut cooling to boost top speeds. Engines, brakes, and suspension (due to the kerbs and the proximity of the walls) are all under pressure around this track.

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