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Announce improvements to Verstappen’s RB18 and “Checo”

Max Verstappen, defending champion, along with Sergio "Checo" Pérez, the competitive Red Bull teammate, will have changes t


Max Verstappen, defending champion, along with Sergio “Checo” Pérez, the competitive Red Bull teammate, will have changes to their car to improve its performance in order to get some kilos out of the vehicle, among other developments that they hope can be tested this summer. of the Formula 1 season.

“I think we have some interesting races to come. The car is running well. We have some developments that we hope will come later in the summer and that will also help. We need to save a little bit of weight. We need to improve the slow things (in the corners), “We need to lose a couple of kilos from the car. The grade of the tires is a result of the weight, so it’s all those little incremental gains that you’re always chasing,” Christian Horner, Red Bull team principal, told the networks. social.

We need to lose a couple of kilos from the car.

Horner pointed out that the work seeks to solve the problems in the car’s engine, after Verstappen had to sit out twice this season and “Checo” retired from the track once.

“We are working closely with HRC (Honda Racing Corporation) and they are giving us great support and we will work those things out,” he noted.

The next appointment of the season is at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain, which will take place between May 17 and 20.