Ferrari begins delayed F1 test after 2021 car uncertainty

Ferrari begins delayed F1 test after 2021 car uncertainty

Ferrari has begun what is now a 3-day take a look at in Fiorano right

Ferrari has begun what is now a 3-day take a look at in Fiorano right after uncertainty about its means to use a 2021 car or truck as originally prepared.

The Scuderia announced previously this week that it would be finishing 4 days of screening at its Italian check monitor in purchase to exercise strategies and get the group again into the rhythm of doing work trackside with a car or truck forward of the 2022 year. In that announcement Ferrari reported the 2021 car or truck would be utilised, with Robert Shwartzman driving on two days and one particular working day apiece for Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.

Ferrari initially thought it was permitted to use final year’s auto because of to the introduction of new technical restrictions in 2022, but on Tuesday revealed it had to delay the get started of the test, with teams obtaining beforehand only been permitted to operate a vehicle that is at the very least two yrs old.

“While awaiting an update from the FIA as to how principles relating to ‘Test Previous Cars,’ which build the standards for which automobiles can be utilized in this sort of test, are staying used for 2022, the determination has been taken to use a 2018 SF71H car or truck,” a assertion from the workforce go through.

As the SF71H was not well prepared at the time, Ferrari was only able to begin the take a look at on Wednesday afternoon, with Shwartzman (pictured driving the identical motor vehicle in testing final year, top rated) driving 50 % a working day ahead of the two race motorists share duties on Thursday. Shwartzman will then spherical off working with a further complete working day on Friday.