Technical updates: 2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Multiple teams have brought circuit-specific upgrades to the second round of the season at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, with only Mercedes submitting what is listed as a performance item.

Mercedes has a new lower deflector as part of the rear corner that is designed to improve local load, as the only item named among its new parts. At Red Bull, there is tighter bodywork around the engine cover for cooling reasons, while the rear wing and beam wing have been adapted for drag levels.

Ferrari and McLaren both have the same tweak to the rear wing and beam wing, while Aston Martin only has the rear wing, coupled with a front corner adaptation that is designed to influence the wake around the front tires to improve airflow downstream.


Williams has a new beam wing for drag levels as well as cooling-related changes to its front brake ducts, but the largest number of updates is at RB where a new engine cover improves air flow, while there are also more cooling louvers available on top of changes to the front and rear wings for drag purposes.

Alpine, Stake and Haas all have submitted no new components for this weekend’s race, with it coming just one week after the season opener in Bahrain.

Story originally appeared on Racer