Several years of difficult operate are paying out off for Ferrari with a stellar start out to the Method A single season, organization chairman John Elkann stated on Wednesday.
Charles Leclerc has received two of the to start with three races, finishing next in the other, and has a 34-place guide in the championship.
Ferrari, who past received a title in 2008 and failed to gain a race in 2020 and 2021, also direct the constructors’ standings by 39 details from champions Mercedes.
“We explained two decades ago that we experienced to function challenging to get back again to being competitive and the 2022 championship has obtained off to a definitely thrilling start,” Elkann stated at Ferrari’s yearly shareholders’ assembly.
Ferrari slumped to sixth all round in the 2020 year, their lowest ranking considering the fact that 1980, but rose to third past yr below principal Mattia Binotto and their new auto appears to be like the two speedy and dependable.
“Like all our tifosi [fans] all around the earth, I am delighted we are competing at the optimum level,” Elkann additional.
“That said, we know the season has just begun and in Formulation A person you are constantly surrounded by fierce competition. We need to operate tirelessly as a crew to optimize each and every part of our performance.
“That is the spirit and technique I search ahead to looking at at Imola and as the year progresses.”
The next race, round 4 of 23, is a residence just one for Ferrari at the Italian circuit named after corporation founder Enzo and son Dino.