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Trouble at Aston Martin – Long time Friend Defends Fernando Alonso and Take Shots at Aston Martin

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Aston Martin’s performance at Imola has been a topic of discussion, especially after their major upgrade package for the 2024 Formula 1 season

Despite these efforts, Aston Martin has generally been fifth fastest this season, trailing behind fourth-placed Mercedes. However, they remain committed to an “aggressive” development program to improve their performance.

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Unfortunately, Fernando Alonso’s Saturday in Imola was disastrous due to an off-track excursion during FP3 and car issues during qualifying, resulting in a starting position of 20th on the grid.

Trouble at Aston Martin - Long time Friend Defends Fernando Alonso and Take Shots at Aston Martin

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Flavio Briatore said, “It seems that Fernando’s car does not works well here and instead of moving forward we are going backwards. From what we saw today, it seems that we have taken a step backwards. There are many updates, but sometimes it is better to have a few, but ones that work…”

But as Flavio Briatore pointed out, having a few updates that work effectively might be more valuable than numerous changes that don’t yield the desired results.

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Aston Martin’s Major Imola Upgrade

Technical director Dan Fallows explained that the team has identified why the car has worked better on some circuits than others. They’ve leveraged this knowledge to develop their biggest upgrade package yet for the 2024 season at Imola. The package includes a floor redesign, a new front wing, and a diffuser.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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