Leclerc and Sainz in Fiorano, testing in January towards the World Cup – OA Sport

Leclerc and Sainz in Fiorano, testing in January towards the World Cup – OA Sport

Ferrari is preparing for the F1 World Championship, which will start on the weekend of March 3-5 with the Bahrain Grand Prix. Scuderia di Maranello is aiming for a rebirth after last season below expectations, which started brilliantly and then ended in a difficult way. The wild horse is now under the tutelage of Frederic Vasseur, who replaced the outgoing Mattia Binotto, and is ready to engage in the fight against a Red Bull unleashed (Max Verstappen won the last two world titles) and the re-emergence of Mercedes.

The technical departments are beginning to assemble the one-seater that will arrive at the track in a month’s time for official tests. In January, Ferrari planned a three-day private test in Fiorano with all Ferrari drivers. Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc will spend a full day at their home circuit, in order to brush off the rust accumulated during the winter break and warm up the engines in light of the competitive new year.

The regulation requires the use of a previous vehicle To the person who will then be the protagonist during the tournament, thus SF-21 will be used, the latest that can be used for this type of test in which specific Pirelli tires are used for special tests. On the track we’ll see too Antonio Giovinazzi and Robert Schwartzmanthe two reserves who would each have half a day at their disposal (the two would rotate as reserve drivers on race weekends).

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