Piola: Did French GP updates match "substantial" promises?

Piola: Did French GP updates match

Sweeping aerodynamic changes were expected from some teams ahead of the French Grand Prix. Using Giorgio Piola's images, we assess whether those claims stood up, as well as analysing the success of the new parts that did make it to Paul Ricard

A lot of promise over upgrade packages preceded the French Grand Prix, and internally, that rang true; Renault and Honda both had new power unit packages, but these weren't used by all of their respective teams. Externally, there were definite tweaks - but not the complete overhaul that some expected.

After the controversial race in Canada, a third of the 2019 Formula 1 season had been completed. It was a neat milestone for each of the teams to take stock of the season so far and, on their collective return to Europe, set about bringing their cars to the next level.

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