After conducting an investigation following the Belgian Grand Prix tire failures, Pirelli have concluded that debris on track caused the increase in tire cuts during the race weekend. They refuted the claim that their tires had structural integrity issues.
Formula One heads to Italy this weekend for the fastest race of the season. Teams need low downforce and high engine power to win. Let's take a look at the Engineering Guide for Monza, the 12th round of the 2015 Formula One season.
In an interview with Autosport, Honda's Chief of Motorsport Arai has said that he believes their engine has 25 more horsepower than the Renault engines. Arai cited the "size zero" aero package as the prime reason for McLaren's woes this year. He also added that there's less than a 30 horsepower gap to Ferrari and 40-50 horsepower separating McLaren from Mercedes.