How Ferrari got its F1 recovery plan working
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How Ferrari got its F1 recovery plan working

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After its worst campaign in 40 years, the famous Italian team had to bounce back in 2021 – and it appears to be delivering. Although it concedes the pole positions in Monaco and Baku paint a somewhat misleading picture of its competitiveness, the team is heading into the 2022 rules revamp on much stronger footing to go for wins again

“Guys, this is only the first qualifying but, compared to where we were last year, it’s quite a big step forwards. We hope to fight for poles, but I think we should be satisfied with the step we’ve done – at least here. And congratulations to Carlos – he pushed me massively.”

Charles Leclerc’s team radio words to Ferrari as he toured in after sealing fourth place in qualifying for the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix rather neatly summed up both the team’s position at that point, and how its campaign has played out since.

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