Ferrari and Haas full shakedown runs at Bahrain


By Balazs Szabo on

Forward of the beginning of the pre-season testing, Scuderia Ferrari and Haas F1 Group accomplished the shake-down runs on the Bahrain Worldwide Circuit with their 2021 automobiles, the SF21 and the VF21 respectively.

After unveiling its new automobile on Wednesday throughout a web-based launch, Ferrari didn’t need to wait till the pre-season testing will get underway on Friday. The crew performed its shakedown run at the moment, utilizing its first of two filming days.

The Italian crew is keen to enhance its competitiveness with its new SF21 that’s the evolution if its woeful predecessor, the SF1000. Nevertheless, the Maranello-based outfit has reviewed all of the weak factors of its 2020 automobile, introducing vital adjustments to the facility unit and the rear of the automobile, together with the rear suspension and the gearbox.

The crew, which has gained probably the most Constructors’ Championships in Formulation One, is about to compete within the 2021 F1 season with a revised driver line-up with Carlos Sainz becoming a member of Charles Leclerc.

The Scuderia is about to separate the testing duties tomorrow when the official pre-season will get underway with Leclerc beginning the day earlier than Sainz takes the SF21 over.

Haas was additionally in motion at the moment with Nikita Mazepin hitting the observe for a shakedown run on the Manama observe. The American crew revealed the livery of its new automobile final week, which options the color scheme of its new important sponsor, the Russian Uralkali firm.

For the Kannapolis-based crew, yesterday was an enormous day as they fired up their new automobile for the primary time after journey restrictions prevented Ferrari’s engineers from travelling to the crew’s UK base.

The Russian new crew mate and fellow F1 rookie Mick Schumacher didn’t take the wheel at the moment, however will drive on the morning of the primary day of pre-season testing, which begins on Friday.


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