Haas to run with "emergency" package to cure brake woes
Haas is to run with an "emergency" package this weekend in a bid to fix the brake issues that blighted its Formula 1 season-opening race in Austria at the weekend.
Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean both retired from the Austrian Grand Prix with brake failures, resulting in an immediate and lengthy investigation by the team.
The outcome, following considerable CFD work, has discovered an ineffective aerodynamic package that resulted in overheating, an issue not helped by the hot conditions at the Red Bull Ring on race day.
Romain Grosjean said: "Obviously our cooling hasn't been efficient enough, especially in traffic, so we are looking at different options to get the brakes under control.
"It's never great starting a race, and by lap two you have to lift and coast because of the brakes.
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