Fernando Alonso has scored four third places at the start of the season but he has already made it clear he wants more and the Asturian assures Monaco is the one circuit where he needs to take his long-awaited 33rd win. have “expectations”.
Dan Fallows, Aston Martin’s technical director, explains that the principality’s roads have very special characteristics and that although anything can happen, they aim to “maximise” the car’s potential. “I would love to say that it is possible to win this season. Obviously there are some circuits where it is not necessarily normal. Sometimes cars that have special characteristics, for example in Monaco, like that Can play the circuit. So I like to say so”, commented Dan Follows in statements published by the web medium The Race.
“But honestly, I think we’re being realistic about our position, given where we are at the moment. Our aim is to maximize the performance of the car in the shortest possible time. And we’ll see what rewards we get.” ”
On his part, Aston Martin performance chief McCullough believes the AMR23 could have an extra edge in terms of low-speed performance and says it remains to be seen how Red Bull will perform in Monaco. “Red Bull will come out with the maximum downforce rear wing and we will see how that car performs where efficiency is not as important,” McCullough said.
“Monaco, obviously, is very dominated by the performance of the car at low speeds. On that point, we are a little bit better relative to some of the ones we run because of the shape of the wing. A little”, he aimed to close.