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F1 teams had big upgrades planned for Imola – but what happens now?

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Mark Hughes
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 2: Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team garage before the start of

One of the many disruptions the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix not going ahead has caused is that of the teams’ development programmes, with several squads having planned to bring big upgrade packages to the race. Formula 1 technical expert Mark Hughes explains what effect the event being called off will have on those plans – especially since the next round is at Monaco, an outlier in terms of circuit style...

Mercedes, Ferrari and AlphaTauri had all confirmed their plans to introduce significant upgrades to their cars for the Imola race and it’s likely they would not have been the only ones.



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