Spanish GP technical blog

Spanish GP technical blog

The start of the European season is usually where Formula 1 teams bring their first major develpoments. But there is an element of conservatism in Spain, as CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains

Barcelona has typically been a pivotal race for Formula 1 teams' development programmes, but while there were plenty of updates on display the anticipated raft of new parts did not materialise this time.

Unusually, the track has not been used for winter testing and the chance to run here outside of a grand prix weekend next week has perhaps led teams to be more conservative with untested components.

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