McLaren will spend both development tokens available for next year on fitting the Mercedes power unit into the MCL35 and, as such, are focussing efforts on developing a new aerodynamic concept for the front of the car.
Updates have been regularly brought to the track with the team even bringing new parts to Imola that had been tested in Portimão.
"The way we work together as a team is encouraging, which makes me optimistic looking ahead that we can also make the next steps," Seidl continued.
"But we shouldn’t forget that the competitors we have are strong competitors and we simply need more time to make the next steps as a team."
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