Giovinazzi shocked by bouncing in first style of 2022 F1 automobile · RaceFans

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Antonio Giovinazzi mentioned he was shocked how a lot “bouncing” he skilled when he drove Haas’s 2022 F1 automobile for the primary time yesterday.The previous Alfa Romeo driver made his return to F1 in first observe for his residence occasion having spent this yr racing in System E. He is because of drive for Haas once more in observe for the US Grand Prix on the Circuit of the Americas.

The technical laws F1 launched this yr have created a a lot stiffer technology of vehicles. Giovinazzi mentioned the uncomfortable journey was the most important distinction he seen on his return.

“The bouncing on the straight for me was fairly new,” he advised media together with RaceFans. “Within the first a part of the session I used to be struggling to see the brake reference.

“It is advisable adapt your self. I used to be struggling to start with, in the long run it was higher and I’m positive in Austin will probably be higher.”

He was additionally impressed by the cornering efficiency of the most recent F1 vehicles. “It’s loopy how a lot downforce the brand new vehicles have gotten in velocity,” he mentioned. “In fact it’s troublesome to see right here in Monza since you’re run with low downforce so I can’t wait to go run in Austin and really feel the downforce within the excessive velocity.”

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Giovinazzi changed Mick Schumacher within the automobile for first observe and is hoping to return to racing in F1 subsequent yr, doubtlessly as his full-time alternative.

“I wish to be right here subsequent yr for positive, it’s not a secret,” mentioned Giovinazzi. “However it isn’t in my palms.

“So let’s see what we will do. For now I focus to do an ideal job in these two periods, one is over, now we’ve got one different one, after which I see.”

He mentioned he was inspired by how effectively his efficiency in contrast with the crew’s different common driver, Kevin Magnussen.

“We may do a greater job, however I discovered visitors on my finest lap. However I feel a great begin.

“Large due to Haas for this chance and to Ferrari as effectively. And now in search of Austin. Will probably be one other observe a totally totally different strategy with out downforce and troublesome observe. So let’s see what we will do then.”

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