Organisers Happy with Test

Bernard Dudot, the GP2 series Head of Engineering, was delighted with the recent test at Circuit Paul Ricard, feeling that the technical problems which affected the early races should now be a thing of the past

Organisers Happy with Test

Speaking at the conclusion of the two day test Dudot noted: "This was a very positive test - we did over 4000 km on the first day, and exceeded this on the second day, and there were very few problems to report.

"The new cooling and electronic systems we had in place will be the definitive set-ups that we will run until the end of the season; the cooling system now features a larger radiator and sidepod on the left side of the car, and we have also installed a new radiator on the right."

The changes were made to accommodate the warmer races to come on the series calendar: "This configuration should suit every extreme weather situation we encounter at places like Hungary, Turkey and Bahrain.

"The electronics have been improved with a smaller, more compact box.  It has been very well made, and the test showed that the new box, combined with new software, has resolved the misfire, pitlane speed limit and anti stall problems we have occasionally experienced.

"The improvements have been about optimisation, and I am very happy with the results."

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