Ferrari under criticism: Pardon the Mercedes strategists

Monaco GP 2022 Ferrari didn’t look good on paper. Before switching to Slicks, Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz were twice ahead. After that they were ranked second and fourth. Did Ferrari carelessly bet on a particular victory? Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto was visibly nervous. Another race to be won against Red Bull. A race … Read more

GP Monaco 2022 – Race Analysis

Why was the launch postponed? The Monaco Grand Prix started 16 minutes late. A small rain shortly before the official start caused a lot of chaos. All teams initially had feedstock installed on a slightly wet slope. But then the race control surprised everyone by announcing that they wanted to start racing behind the safety … Read more

Budget cap dispute: ‘Just turn off the wind tunnel’ | Car engine and sports

Six teams are demanding surcharges for inflation, facing opposition from Alpine, Alfa Romeo and Williams. They do not see inflation as a force majeure and advise teams operating at the limit to simply stop developing. It’s an unforgiving topic on which there are good arguments for and against. For Alfa-Sauber team boss Frederic Vasseur, this … Read more

GP Monaco 2022 – Training 2: Double Ferrari

Monaco GP 2022 Ferrari put a first exclamation mark in Monaco’s second training session. Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz passed the fastest lap of the day. Red Bull was four tenths behind the competition. It was even worse for Daniel Ricciardo, who made a violent departure. Ahead of the weekend in Monaco, Ferrari was voted … Read more

Budget cap dispute: ‘Just turn off the wind tunnel’ | Car engine and sports

Six teams are demanding surcharges for inflation, facing opposition from Alpine, Alfa Romeo and Williams. They do not see inflation as a force majeure and advise teams operating at the limit to simply stop developing. It’s an unforgiving topic on which there are good arguments for and against. For Alfa-Sauber team boss Frederic Vasseur, this … Read more

Ferrari vs Red Bull: Verstappen depends on tires

2022 Spanish Grand Prix Charles Leclerc lived up to his role as a Barcelona qualifier favorite. But Red Bull is already planning a counterattack on Sunday. With the help of better tire wear, Max Verstappen wants his third win in a row. The big title duel for the 2022 season between Charles Leclerc and Max … Read more

Ferrari return: Binotto hopes for budget intermediaries

Ferrari can successfully book the first five races: three pole positions, two wins. Since the start of the season, the Scuderia has been in the lead in both world championships. After the Miami GP, Charles Leclerc had 104 points. His first chaser, Max Verstappen, is 19 points behind. In the World Team Championship, Ferrari has … Read more

New Formula 1: A car without a side box is allowed?

You have to look far back to see such huge differences in the Formula 1 field as they are today. The new set of rules produced ten different cars. Not even the Formula 1 makers around sporting director Ross Brawn and technical director Pat Symonds would have dreamed of such versatility. The cars look so … Read more