McLaren: test rides on new routes would be the wrong character

With Mugello and Portimao encounter in the formula-1-season 2020 two tracks to the calendar, on which there is as yet no Grand Prix has taken place. And now, th

McLaren: test rides on new routes would be the wrong character

With Mugello and Portimao encounter in the formula-1-season 2020 two tracks to the calendar, on which there is as yet no Grand Prix has taken place. And now, the Teams agreed to carry out, there are no test rides. McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl is located explicitly.

He was "very pleased" with this decision, he says. "It is no secret that we have used. For new routes, you get into a competitive disadvantage when other Teams can test."

the formula 1 recognized this Problem and in the world have managed to speak for the parties Involved. "And nice to see was that the Teams have all agreed to," says Seidl. "This unanimity has not always."

Also, McLaren have had over Tests

thinking, Especially since several Teams had at least thought about, individual test drives in Mugello and/or Portimao to companies, but then abandoned are. "We also had considered to go with one of our cars there," says Seidl.

Why it was decided against in the end? Seidl: "It would be in times of COVID-19 is definitely the wrong Signal for the Public, where we have unnecessary trouble should be avoided, in order to protect the people. It would be in my eyes totally wrong to have these test rides. Therefore, I am very pleased with the result."

A competitive disadvantage, he is not feared. McLaren, just like the other formula 1 Teams, will prepare primarily digital, via simulations, and other data. "Do all so," says Seidl.

advantage of Ferrari in Mugello?

That Ferrari had tested prior to the test ban in Mugello, not bothering him as well. "I'm not Worried about that, to be honest. As it is now. You have experience on this route."

"If we go through our normal preparation as a Team, and a normal three-day-Event, then we should meet all of the conditions to be competitive."

This article was written by Stefan Ehlen, Co-author: Adam Cooper

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Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 14:26

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