Nico Hulkenberg insists Haas must “get a grip” over its upgrades
after its United States Grand Prix package failed to deliver what
the team hoped. A complete reworking of the VF-23 broke cover in
Austin, but the team has suffered two poor races in both the US and
Mexico City, including team-mate Kevin Magnussen crashing out
heavily in the latter with a suspension failure. Hulkenberg lashed
out at the team following the Mexico weekend, saying it could
simply not compete if it did not sort its problems – with the team
now sitting last in the Constructors’ following AlphaTauri’s upturn
in performance. The German now insisted the team needs to focus and
get a read on its lack of performance. Hulkenberg wants a grip on
Haas “Obviously in Austin, we had the Sprint weekend, which was
difficult,” Hulkenberg explained to media including RacingNews365.
“Mexico is always very specific and special with the altitude, but
I think we’ve seen that the upgrade is not a big step up in
performance and we’re not suddenly in the points-scoring positions.
“It might have given us some clues and directions for the future,
but we still needed some instant performance right here, right now
and that just didn’t happen. “It is still TBC [if the team have got
a better handle on the upgrade], so now we have to demonstrate –
the factory guys, the designers and the aero guys that they
understand, get a grip on this and [deliver] a more competitive

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