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AlphaTauri banking on ‘large’ French Grand Prix upgrade

AlphaTauri banking on ‘large’ French Grand Prix upgrade

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AlphaTauri have identified their weakness and hope a “reasonably large” upgrade for Paul Ricard will see them make progress.

Red Bull’s sister team find themselves falling adrift of the upper midfield pack, now P8 in the Constructors’ Championship, with Pierre Gasly declaring that AlphaTauri have “probably the slowest car on track at the moment” after leaving the Austrian Grand Prix empty-handed.

AlphaTauri in fact have not scored a point since the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, three rounds prior to Austria.

There is potentially light at the end of the tunnel though, AlphaTauri pinning their hopes on upgrades which will be rolled out at the upcoming French Grand Prix.

AlphaTauri’s technical director Jody Egginton explained which areas of the AT03 will be targetted by the modifications.

“We’ve got a clear view on where we need to address really,” he said, quoted by Autosport.

“And we’ll have a reasonably large update coming to France, so bodywork and floor. The…

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