Race Director McLaren Eric bulge confirmed that the second pre-season test in Barcelona the team had to change the cooling system.
During the first unit, despite the relatively cool weather conditions, the team from Woking had problems with overheating the machine, the engine cover was even spotted markings. By the beginning of the second week of tests MCL33 in the engine there are three additional holes.
“Due to the fact that we have a new car and new engine, we are forced to find additional space for heat dissipation, – quotes bouillet German edition of Motorsport-Total. – You can change the cooling system inside the machine, but now we use a more operational ways. While we do not know whether we will continue to use this method in the future. You may have to redo something else, but that’s normal when you have a new motor and a new car.”
As for the markings on the engine cover, racing Director of McLaren urged not to pay attention to it.
“It is not necessary to attach great importance to this, we just need something to improve in terms of protection, that’s all,” explained the French Manager.
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