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Grosjean – No plans for extreme set-up despite fears over straightline speed

Romain Grosjean insists that Lotus will not attempt to counteract their expected lack of straight-line speed this weekend by running less downforce, after the team’s similar attempts backfired horribly last year. Grosjean was third in both practice sessions on Friday ahead of last year’s Canadian Grand Prix, before a late change in wing set-up instigated by his Lotus team in a hunt for straight-line speed saw him qualify just 19th, dropping to the back of the grid once a previous grid penalty was applied. Despite similar misgivings over straight-line speed this year, owing to the relative lack of grunt of the team’s Renault power unit in comparison to that of its Mercedes and Ferrari...
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