Ferrari needs to start this season strongly. It has done this over the past couple of seasons, but this year it needs to maintain that form right to the chequered flag at the final race. Ferrari has nearly always had a fast enough car to be up there with a chance of big points, but it must reduce its mistakes both on and off the track.
At least this year's car is different. Ferrari once again has gone its own way with many features - the most visually obvious of which is the front wing. It's similar in concept to what Renault has been trying to achieve, although Alfa Romeo has taken this to a whole new level.
For 2019, the exhaust outlet location has been positioned to reduce the potential for exhaust blowing, but the wastegate outlets have more freedom. Ferrari has tried to get a little extra performance from these
It's too early to say who's right but the means of determining the outcome will be very simple. If you haven't got the components in place to generate enough downforce, then it's going to be difficult to find other elements to make up for the front wing's lack of performance.