Piola's early hints from the Barcelona upgrades

Piola's early hints from the Barcelona upgrades

A huge amount of technical changes were always likely to be revealed as the Formula 1 cars broke cover at Barcelona ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. Our technical experts highlight what we've learned about Ferrari and Mercedes' upgrades in particular so far

Was it worth the wait? As always, Formula 1's technical minds had the Spanish Grand Prix milestone presumably marked upon their respective calendars with a big red circle, as Barcelona plays host to the first set of large-scale upgrades made to the stack of 2019 cars.

For the opening quartet of flyaways, adding new parts is always a logistical struggle, and instead teams largely use those events to understand their cars across a different range of circuits. Then, with that data, the work can begin on making big improvements.

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