Scuderia Ferrari haven’t received the Formulation 1 Drivers Championship since 2007 and the Constructors Championship since 2008. The staff has gone by way of 4 staff principals in that interval, beginning with Stefano Domenicali in 2008, then Marco Mattiacci, Maurizio Arrivabene, and most lately Mattia Binotto.
Frenchman Frederic Vasseur will take over the reins from the 2023 season, having joined the staff from Alfa Romeo. If followers have been anticipating the Prancing Horse to do higher this yr and possibly even problem Purple Bull Racing for the titles below the brand new management, Vasseur was fast to clamp down on expectations arising from his appointment.
He believes that solely “teamwork” will see Ferrari bounce again and return to the highest. In an interview with Racecar Engineering, he stated:
“The burden of teamwork is far more essential than the load of people these days, far more so than it was just some years in the past. It’s extra a matter of staff achievement as a result of the massive measurement of the groups requires extra coordination throughout the departments.”
The 54-year-old added:
“A single individual’s affect is much less, however that isn’t to say they’re much less important as a result of they’re now extra specialised than ever. Formulation 1 is evolving in a means that responds higher to specialists than people with an summary of a selected topic.”
Ferrari plan to offer their drivers a headstart into 2023 F1 season
Ferrari plan to offer their drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz a headstart forward of the 2023 F1 season by having their drivers take a look at a two-year-old automobile, based on studies within the Italian media.
The staff is predicted to run its 2021 automobile in a three-day take a look at on the notorious Fiorano circuit, with every driver getting one full day to get again into the groove of driving an F1 automobile.
The third and closing day will see take a look at drivers Antonio Giovinazzi and Robert Schwartzman get half a day every within the SF21 automobile to assist with their testing packages forward of the brand new season.
It has additionally been reported that the staff’s new automobile has misplaced weight, even going beneath the 796 kg restrict, which might give the staff the choice of including ballast to the automobile to assist enhance steadiness and efficiency.
Ferrari are stated to have developed a brand new light-weight chassis for 2023 to assist handle the automobile’s tires and provides it a greater lap time general. The brand new automobile, at present codenamed the 675, is about to be unveiled on February 14.