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AlphaTauri is planning a major aerodynamic update ahead of the French Grand Prix.

The squad has fallen out of form recently as other midfield runners have performed better on the track; Pierre Gasly’s fifth-place finish in Azerbaijan was the cause of its last points. Gasly and teammate Yuki Tsunoda have combined to finish no better than 14th in the previous three races, despite the fact that their incident at Silverstone prevented either driver from potentially finishing in the top 10. With 27 points, the team is presently ranked ninth in the global championship. “We know exactly what needs to be addressed, according to technical director Jody Egginton. “And we’ll be bringing a sizable update to France, so pay attention to the floor and bodywork. That’s intended to fix the problems we’ve found. Many of the teams are behind us, but if that performs as expected, it should offer us a car that is a little bit simpler to set up and handle.” The current arms race is over an upgrade to aerodynamics.” Yuki Tsunoda, AT03 for AlphaTauri Alessio Morgese took the picture Egginton emphasized that dealing with the continual bouncing or porpoising experienced by other teams hadn’t diverted the team’s attention. “We haven’t been particularly impacted by porpoising, he claimed. Early on in the year, we picked up a few floor-related skills. And we swiftly responded by making some minor improvements to the vehicle before making a larger change in Imola. We currently believe the automobile is acting quite well. And we’re not the most negatively impacted. So the only question left is, “Right, which places are we specifically targeting? We want to obtain performance across the aero map. Also see: Why brake dust is a bigger issue for F1 drivers in 2022 Verstappen’s F1 car’s AlphaTauri endplate was returned by Red Bull. Horner: At Paul Ricard, F1’s track limitations will be a “larger challenge.” In Austria, Gasly noted that one of the main problems with the car was a lack of downforce in fast corners, saying: “Right now it’s hard. At Silverstone, we witnessed it in action.” We just struggle, and for the previous few months, we haven’t brought anything. “I believe that right now we are aware of the fact that our primary competitors are gaining time on us and that we are losing overall downforce at the high-speed.” So all we need is additional load. We’re having trouble with the wash out after it tries to make the front work a little bit better at the apex. Our evaluations of Yuki are actually pretty similar, which is a good sign. The initial upgrades, in my opinion, were more a reaction to the new rules and the porpoising that existed at the time; going forward, they should only be motivated by performance. Place a wager here. Place a wager here.