Valtteri Bottas has said that his Alfa Romeo team are gaining a better understanding of its most recent upgrade package and revealed what he considers the 'final piece of the puzzle' following a strong performance in Qatar.
Alfa Romeo have introduced several new components in recent races, including a beam wing in Qatar, which Bottas believes serves as the final piece to make the new package function effectively as a whole.
Bottas highlights key upgrades
“I feel like we definitely made some progress now, and finally understand 100% the upgrades,” said Bottas, per Autosport.
“Of course, the next race [US Grand Prix] is quite a different track again, but it seems like we were definitely a bit more competitive this week.”
When he was asked if the beam wing was the 'final piece in the puzzle', he added: “It definitely helps a little bit. But we're still draggy. I think we're probably still the slowest on the straight, so something to work on.”
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