The best of intense midfield battle's Spanish GP updates

The best of intense midfield battle's Spanish GP updates

Formula 1's big hitters showed off their Spanish Grand Prix upgrades on Thursday afternoon, but the start of practice on Friday gave us a better look at some of the developments introduced by those vying for best of rest status

If the deluge of upgrades wasn't quite enough to sate the tech-hungry legions of the Formula 1 fanbase, then the Spanish Grand Prix's Friday practice had plenty more to offer. Despite the warmth of Barcelona, teams could no longer keep their powder dry, emerging on-track with myriad new bits and pieces.

Of course, the place where those upgrades count the most is within the midfield, where the gaps between competitors are wafer-thin. Even the tiniest flick or flourish of the designer's pen can lift one car above another.

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