Led by double world champion Fernando Alonso, the Silverstone team currently sits second in the constructors’ championship behind Red Bull after the first five rounds of the season.
But whereas the Milton Keynes squad has excelled so far largely due to its powerful DRS and aerodynamic efficiency, GPS data reveals Aston Martin to have impressive braking and low-speed traction. It is therefore expected to be in contention for victory this weekend.
The team will debut its first development package this weekend, having so far relied on circuit-specific changes to its baseline design.
For Monaco, the AMR23 will sport a revised suspension configuration and tweaks to the brake duct assembly while cooling and downforce have been optimised for the tight …