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Ferrari’s battle with McLaren didn’t lead to compromises on 2022 car

Ferrari racing director Laurent Mekies insists that the team did not sacrifice development on their 2022 car during their bid to seal third in the Constructors’ Championship last year. The Scuderia managed to beat McLaren to third in the final round of the season in Abu Dhabi, with Carlos Sainz signing off 2021 with a

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Ferrari to reportedly run ‘more aggressive nose design’ in 2022

Ferrari have made some bold choices in the design of their 2022 car as they seek to capitalise on the new regulations next season, according to reports. This year’s cars are set to generate less downforce in a bid to allow cars to follow more closely, thus allowing for better wheel-to-wheel racing. The new machines


Ferrari urge Sainz and Leclerc to ‘sound out the limits’

Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies has told drivers Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc to find the limits quickly in 2022, owing to the reduced budget cap that will be enforced next season. Formula 1 teams will have $140 million to spend this year, compared to $145 million million in 2021. This means that drivers will

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Ferrari Reveal When They Will Switch Focus To 2022 Car

All F1 teams are expected to abandon the development of their 2021 challengers and switch focus to their 2022 cars early on this campaign, as next year will see sweeping regulation changes come into effect. READ: Sebastian Vettel Willing To Accept ‘Horrible’ Car As Long As It’s Quick This makes 2022 more important than a

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Ferrari Unveil SF21 As They Look To Mount 2021 Recovery

Ferrari have unveiled their 2021 car, the SF21, just two days before pre-season testing gets underway in Bahrain. All ten F1 teams have now taken the wraps off of their 2021 cars, with all of them being carry-overs of their predecessors due to regulatory constraints agreed as a cost-saving measure in the wake of the


Ferrari Thank Sebastian Vettel For Staying Positive Amid Difficult Season

Despite having a difficult final season, Sebastian Vettel leaves Ferrari as the third-most winning driver in the history of the Scuderia and he will be looking forward to having a clean slate next year at Aston Martin Racing. At his final race weekend with Ferrari in Abu Dhabi, the Maranello-based team hailed Vettel’s professionalism and