Piola: Ferrari joins F1's boomerang tech trend

Piola: Ferrari joins F1's boomerang tech trend

From first glimpses of upgrades planned for after the summer break to Ferrari's continued search for more downforce, Hungary offered a wide range of significant upgrades

The Hungarian Grand Prix was the last call for updates before Formula 1's summer shutdown. With it following just a week on from the madcap race in Germany, most of the changes were presumably to discard the armbands and pool noodles to help the cars stay afloat in the somewhat damp conditions.

Facetiousness aside, there were legitimate updates brought to Hungary - the barrierless Monaco, as some would have it. The prevalence of tight, twisting technical sections means a good dollop of downforce is recommended; strong front-end turn-in is an absolute must, and getting the power out of the corner exits can arm drivers with a healthy advantage when peeling out of the two turns either side of the main straight.

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