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Mexico GP: Preview - Renault

The Mexican Grand Prix is known for bringing Formula 1 a unique challenge of racing at high altitude. Engine Technical Director Remi Taffin discusses the considerations for this as well as his satisfaction at the team's current power unit performance. What are the main challenges of racing a Formula 1 car at high altitude?Remi Taffin: Mexico is a unique challenge for the season. At 2,000m, the air is much less dense than what we see throughout the year. Air is used to create downforce and cool the car, which we know is much lower than usual in Mexico. We run a Monaco-level aero package even if it still doesn't create that much drag and produces our high maximum speed. Mexico is like a...
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