Last year's RB16 proved to be problematic to understand, primarily as the philosophy regarding the front of the car changed over the course of last winter, leading to what team principal Christian Horner described as "complexities" that "made life difficult".
Yet despite the issues, Red Bull still emerged as the second-best team on the grid to Mercedes, with Verstappen third in the drivers' standings behind Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
With 60 per cent of last year's car carrying over into the RB16B for this year, most of the focus this winter will have been on the aerodynamic side, albeit limited to some degree by the token system restricting development.
Asked by GPFans Global as to his key target for this year, Verstappen replied: “Just with the floor. To recover that downforce will be very critical.
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