Sebastian Vettel has confirmed he might be receiving upgrades to the ground of his Aston Martin on the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend.
Although team-mate Lance Stroll had been given new components at Portimao forward of the German, Vettel managed to out-qualify the Canadian and end one place forward on Sunday.
Aston Martin have struggled for tempo total although, and Vettel stated the group simply didn’t have the velocity to transform his P10 begin into factors on Sunday afternoon.
He hopes that the brand new components will be capable to make his automobile extra driveable and push up the sphere, although.
“A clear Saturday clearly would be the key to have a greater Sunday. However I hope that within the race trim, we’ve got a bit extra tempo to place extra stress [on].
“It appeared clearly that we didn’t have the tempo just like the AlphaTauris, and particularly the Alpines. So yeah, we want to take a look. However finally, we weren’t fast sufficient.”
After Stroll had been given the brand new upgrades first, Vettel stated his early discomfort with the automobile meant that the group’s choice was the precise one, providing preferential remedy to the motive force who had been with the group for longer.
With a busy calendar forward, Vettel stated the group want to handle the problems surrounding their automobile sooner relatively than later.
When requested if the upgrades labored as anticipated, the four-time World Champion added: “I believe so, clearly I haven’t felt them. I don’t know. However I hope that it’s going to be a greater weekend [in Barcelona].
“This weekend we additionally fought just a little bit with set-up so I hope for a extra simple weekend the following one, and higher tempo, particularly Sunday afternoon.
“Clearly [Stroll] felt much more snug right away with the automobile in comparison with me. We’re nonetheless studying concerning the automobile.
“I believe clearly it’s going to be a protracted season, however these couple of races now are very essential to get on prime of it. We’re nonetheless altering a variety of issues one session to a different to discover the bounds.”