LATEST

Ferrari targets further improvements in Spain

Speedcafe.com

Wednesday 7th May, 2014 - 10:05am

Share:

Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso

Ferrari says the Catalunya circuit will provide the perfect test bed to measure the Italian marque’s progress against the benchmark Mercedes outfit ahead of this weekend’s Spanish GP.

The opening European race of the season at the Barcelona will see further upgrades to the Ferrari F14 T.

Fernando Alonso provided Ferrari with its first podium of the season at the Chinese GP last month.

Ferrari chassis technical director James Allison said the 4.655km Barcelona track has all of the characteristics to thoroughly test a car.

“(the track) is perfect for testing every aspect of a car’s performance and thus provides a good platform on which to make that comparison,” Allison.

“We are learning how to get performance out of this new set of regulations and hopefully to make this car more competitive.

“The key to a successful season is to keep improving your car at every race.”

Allison said there were significant improvements on the F14 T in between the Bahrain and Chinese rounds with Ferrari going all-out to ensure the gains continue race-to-race.

“If we can do that, bringing a meaningful amount of performance to every one of those races, we will keep seeing steps forward,” Allison said.

 See below for Speedcafe.com’s Spanish F1 Grand Prix Form Guide

 

Speedcafe.com comment policy

Comments require approval before being published. Speedcafe.com reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic.

Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours.

For support, please contact [email protected]

Speedcafe.com has been established to provide a daily motorsport news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Read the Speedcafe.com promise
Newsletter

Subscribe to our daily newsletter, the best way to get your news first, fast, and free!