the pilots of The team Alfa Romeo Sauber, Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc, have shown that the new C37 had an unpredictable nature in the test held in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, aspect that, according to the protagonists of the structure, must improve face to the first event of the year, in Australia. Both the Swedish and the monegasque had some difficulties to tame the car of 2018, even caused five red flags output track.
In statements to the media Autospost, Ericsson has explained that the car sponsored by Alfa Romeo is more aggressive than its predecessor, which hinders its management. “In the tests, the car was a little unbalanced and was unpredictable to drive. So, we went to the gravel a few times. But the main thing is that we learned quite a bit, and with these setbacks, we also learned things.”, it has been reported.
“we Had a lot of news this year, whether in the area of the suspension, the aerodynamics, or mechanics. Everything is different in comparison with the single-seater in 2017. These setbacks demonstrate that we still have work to do for the C37 is a little more stable, a little more predictable. We hope that what we learned from the testing so we can implement”, has been achieved.
The pilot Swedish start his fifth season in Formula 1 this weekend on australian soil. This will be his fourth year in the structure of Hinwil and will be joined by one of novices 2018, the monegasque Charles Leclerc. The champion of 2017 FIA Formula 2, will make its debut at Albert Park, and has maintained a similar stance to his colleague about the behavior of the car, although the young pilot has carried out self-criticism.
“I Still don’t have experience in F1, I have many things to learn. I will not give all the blame to the car. I need to work on that, we have to work on the C37 to make it better, to make it easier to drive. It was not easy in Barcelona, but I think that we have identified some problems, and we will return stronger here with a better car, easier to drive”, has settled office to Austosport.