Fred Wasser (Ferrari): “But it’s a joke” / Formula 1

The new head of the Ferrari group, Fred Wasser, can solely shake his head on the phrases about probably the most well-known Scuderia on the planet. The French favor to remain on the carpet.


Shortly after the start of the yr, the Italian media reported that: Ferrari engine technicians at one level added a further 30 hp. discovered. Not to say main advances in aerodynamics, with a utterly new strategy. And the 2023 Ferrari was constructed so gentle that the Italians might even run on ballast. In 2022, many of the new GP racers had been obese.

The truth is, Ferrari took a powerful step ahead with the 2022 engine, however then-team principal Mattia Binotto admitted: “It got here on the expense of stability.”

Meanwhile, new Ferrari group boss Fred Wasser held his first press convention, and naturally the 54-year-old Frenchman was requested about this unimaginable achievement. Wasser dryly: “I do not know the place these numbers come from, however it’s a joke.”

“We’ve made progress, however it’s extra about confidence. Sufficient engine energy was by no means a drawback, stability was, so we needed to act. It seems good within the check, how it is going to be on the racetrack is one other matter.”

“Because not solely with Ferrari, however with new automobiles – we needed to acknowledge all of the vibrations and leaping actions of the automobile, all of which have an effect on a racing automobile. “We could have a clearer image solely in Bahrain.”

Formula 1 2023

January 31: Haas F1 Online
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter check
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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