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McLaren F1 aero issues not showing up in wind tunnel

McLaren’s chief executive Zak Brown says its ongoing performance issues with its Formula 1 car don’t “show up in the wind tunnel” which is forcing countermeasures to be taken during race weekends. Since splitting from Honda at the end of 2017 to take on Renault engines, McLaren’s resurgence has somewhat stalled this season, typified by its underwhelming qualifying performance for the French Grand Prix where both Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne dropped out in Q1. Marking its worst qualifying result since last year’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix during its Honda troubles, McLaren remain confident its MCL33 remains a far more potent package in race trim but Brown concedes...
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