Electronics supplier thinks solutions to preseason issues could take months
By: GMM on March 10, 2014
LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Toro Rosso has knowledgeable its share of troubles during Formula A single preseason testing.
It is feasible each and every single car will fail to finish Sunday’;s season-opening Formula One Australian Grand Prix.
That is the claim of Roberto Dalla, the head of F1 electronics supplier Magneti Marelli. He told Italy’;s La Gazzetta dello Sport that the electronics of the autos have grow to be so considerably far more difficult in 2014, without a corresponding enhance in the quantity of preseason testing.
“Last yr, there was a single unit made by McLaren that was the brain of each factor,” Dalla stated. “But now it only has control of a portion, and the underlying challenge is to be able to operate like an orchestra: the engine, the turbo, the recovery programs. To uncover the correct solutions will consider one more 2 to 3 months. Performing it for the duration of 3 winter sessions with only 12 days in complete was a true mission extremely hard.
“In Melbourne, it could take place that all the autos do not see the finish line, simply because each staff skilled significant problems in testing.”
Signal up to have the Autoweek Day-to-day Racing report, Racing Weekend Wrap-Up, Everyday Drive and Breaking Information delivered correct to your inbox.