The team principal admitted that they are now fifth on the grid but was convinced that they can be the seconds again
“There are a couple of things planned for Zandvoort and we need to close that gap again“Krack said.
Aston Martin’s performance drop has harmed the results of Fernando Alonsowho regularly took the podium at the beginning of the season but now in the last Grand Prix has seen how RedBull has moved away and other teams have slipped through them. Mike Krackteam manager, hopes to reverse the situation.
This was stated in statements to ‘Sky Sports’, where he believes that they will be second on the grid again. “Belgium was the first step in trying to stop this trend, we brought some last minute updates here and seems to have helped a bit so we’re really happy about that“.
“We will try to improve the car further. There are a couple of things planned for Zandvoort and we need to close that gap again,” added Krack, when asked if he thinks his team can go back to being the second fastest team once the action resumes after the summer break, He answered emphatically: “Yes.”
Only time will prove the Aston Martin director right or not. The Dutch GP in Zandvoort will be the weekend of August 27.