Haas will introduce a new front wing, floor and bargeboards as part of its upgrade package for the Canadian Grand Prix as it aims to forget its frustrating Monaco race weekend.

The US team, who at times this year has been tipped as the fourth-fastest team on the Formula 1 grid, endured a nightmare Monaco Grand Prix with both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen occupying spots on the back two rows after qualifying before the Danish driver’s best effort saw him finish a lowly 13th place with his teammate in 15th.

Despite minor upgrades introduced at last month’s Spanish Grand Prix, Haas has opted to wait until Canada for its first major parts introduction with team principal Guenther Steiner explaining his squad needed “a little bit more time” to develop the updates.

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While Haas also struggled with a number of aerodynamic parts coming loose and breaking off the car in Monaco – forcing the team to run a modified set-up – Steiner is confident the upgrades will act as a timely boost to the team for Montreal.

“We’ve got quite significant changes – front wing, floor, and all the bargeboard area – we’ve made those updates,” Steiner said. “Obviously, their aim is to go faster, to gain us speed.

“A lot of people brought their upgrades to Spain. We decided to bring them to Canada to have a little bit more time, because we’re still a small team and cannot react as quickly as the big ones.”

Along with the car parts, Haas has also enjoyed an engine update from power unit suppliers Ferrari which Steiner says offers “more power” which could be key on power-dependent Montreal circuit’s long straights.

“The upgrades in the engines are small because they are so highly developed,” he said. “To find big gains is very difficult but, for sure, every time Ferrari gives us an upgrade, it is for a good reason, as it has more power.”