The Haas System 1 crew has rebuilt Kevin Magnussen’s automobile following the Dane’s troublesome weekend at Silverstone, however no particular situation has been traced.
Magnussen was ultimately retired from the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix for security causes after his automobile used up its tyres at an alarming fee, and afterwards he urged that one thing had gone awry within the rebuild following his main first lap accident within the British GP every week earlier.
Within the quick hole since final weekend, the automobile has been rebuilt with new elements in an try and resolve the problems that Magnussen suffered.
“We have modified quite a lot of elements within the automobile to elements that we all know have carried out earlier than not too long ago, and needs to be again to regular – I am fairly assured of that not less than,” stated Magnussen, who added no particular drawback had emerged from the crew’s evaluation.
“I am fairly conscious that we do not have a conclusion.
“We had 4 days between these two grands prix so I feel the motion that we took was to only change the elements and go along with a automobile that we all know, with elements that we all know have labored effectively not too long ago, and simply to take out these elements.
“I assume and really feel assured that it should be again to regular.”
Haas crew boss Gunther Steiner confirmed that no situation had been discovered throughout the rebuild.
“We changed as a lot as attainable with elements which we all know are appropriate, or assume they’re appropriate,” stated Steiner.
“However no, we did not discover something particular about what led to what occurred final week, that the automobile had no grip. So all the pieces was constructed up once more, so let’s examine the way it goes tomorrow.”
Final 12 months Magnussen completed seventh in Barcelona, and he stays upbeat concerning the prospects for a greater race this weekend.
“After all it is good coming again to locations the place you’ve got had a superb race up to now and naturally you are hopeful that the development goes to hold on,” he stated.
“This automobile this 12 months may be very totally different to final 12 months’s automobile, so you possibly can by no means make sure, however in fact I am positively hopeful.
“This observe is not as dangerous as Silverstone on tyres, however it’s nonetheless nonetheless onerous on tyres. However I feel we needs to be needs to be higher off right here.”