Ford V. Ferrari (2020) Configurations – ford v. ferrari (2020)
Date published: August 8 2019
Ferrari arch Mattia Binotto insists the aggregation will not about-face abounding focus to their 2020 car yet.
As Formula 1 active into the summer break, Ferrari’s appellation claiming is already around over as the alone one of the top three teams after a win in 2019.
Sebastian Vettel is 94 credibility abaft Championship baton Lewis Hamilton, while Mercedes adore a 150-point absorber over the Scuderia in the Constructors’.
Their low-downforce SF90 appears to accept amount Ferrari, but Binotto fabricated it bright that they won’t about-face all absorption to the 2020 amateur yet.
“Should we apply [entirely] on abutting year’s car? I don’t anticipate so,” he is quoted by F1i.com.
“Not alone because accepting the aforementioned regulations abutting year, whatever we can do this year will be a acceptable account for abutting year’s car as well.
“There are still abounding contest and, so far, no achievement for Ferrari, so I anticipate we accept a ambition and a ambition and I anticipate we should do whatever we can to accomplishment this division to do our best.”
Ferrari were bedeviled in Hungary as chase champ Hamilton and Max Verstappen accomplished over a minute advanced of Vettel in P3, and Binotto wants to accumulate blame in 2019 to abode the team’s capricious pace.
“I anticipate what we should try to explain is not the minute [to Hamilton] in Hungary, but how it is accessible that aloof a anniversary ago [in Germany] we had the fastest car, and today we are somehow not the fastest,” he said.
“Here, as we generally say, is actual clue dependent. We apperceive that our car is somehow defective best downforce and back you are somehow on a ambit like Budapest area best downforce is required, again we are absolutely suffering.
“You are adversity alike added in the chase compared to the quali, because in the distinct lap of the quali the anchor of the tyres is appearance the abridgement of downforce it may have, but over a continued ambit you are sliding, overheating the tyres and things are absolutely added complicated.
“Obviously there are circuits area we are not active to the best downforce configurations, so in that case it will be different.
“Certainly we are gluttonous added downforce already on this accepted season, and in the additional bisected of the division we will put whatever max downforce we can on the car and the car abutting year will crave alike more.
“We apperceive that our competitors as able-bodied are developing their cars for abutting year on added downforce, so we cannot accede the gap of today as the distinct target. It has to be added than that.”
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