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Street track poles don't reflect Ferrari’s true performance - Binotto

Mattia Binotto believes Ferrari’s back-to-back pole positions in Monaco and Azerbaijan are not a true reflection of its place within the current Formula 1 pecking order.

Ferrari appoints Benedetto Vigna as new company CEO

Ferrari has named Benedetto Vigna as its new company CEO, taking over from interim chief John Elkann.

Ferrari's Le Mans Hypercar programme to be run by AF Corse

Ferrari's Le Mans Hypercar will be run by long-term partner AF Corse on the marque's return to prototype racing in the World Endurance Championship in 2023.

Ferrari planned to use Hamilton’s tow to grab Baku pole

Laurent Mekies has revealed that Ferrari successfully planned to use a tow from Lewis Hamilton to help Charles Leclerc score pole in qualifying for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Leclerc: I don't feel like Ferrari has stolen Baku F1 pole

Charles Leclerc does not feel like Ferrari has “stolen” 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix pole, as he believes he could have topped Baku Formula 1 qualifying even without the Q3 stoppage.

Leclerc didn't expect Azerbaijan GP F1 pole after "shit lap"

Charles Leclerc says his surprise pole at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix followed "quite a shit lap" as the Ferrari Formula 1 driver benefitted from a late red flag.

Binotto leaves pit wall seat as Ferrari completes reshuffle

The Ferrari Formula 1 team has completed a planned reshuffle of its management personnel, with a new head of strategy taking up the job in Azerbaijan this weekend.

Sainz: Ferrari "definitely not as quick as in Monaco"

Carlos Sainz Jr believes Ferrari is "definitely not as quick as in Monaco" despite finishing third in both Formula 1 practice sessions for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday.

Sainz: I'm pushing myself to adapt to Ferrari F1 car

Carlos Sainz Jr says he is enjoying the challenge of adapting to Ferrari’s Formula 1 car in 2021, revealing he had to “change quite a lot” in his driving style.

Why Britain's Ferrari-linked F1 hopeful is playing the waiting game Plus

Why Britain's Ferrari-linked F1 hopeful is playing the waiting game

Ferrari protege Callum Ilott is racing a Maranello product and driving Formula 1 cars. But that’s a 488 GT3 and an Alfa Romeo in FP1 respectively. However, he reckons his time could come to wear the Prancing Horse logo as a grand prix driver

Leclerc “not too harsh on myself” over Q3 Monaco crash

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says he won't be too harsh on himself for his qualifying crash at the Monaco Grand Prix, which prevented him from contesting his home race.

Ferrari: Low speed performance "not a given" after Monaco pole

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto says his team's impressive speed at the Monaco Grand Prix doesn't mean that it will be able to challenge Mercedes and Red Bull at other low-speed circuits in 2021.

FIA to look at IndyCar rule that would have denied Leclerc pole

The FIA will look at IndyCar’s rule deleting times for drivers who cause red flags in qualifying and deem its suitability for Formula 1 after Charles Leclerc’s Monaco crash.

What is a driveshaft hub and how was it affected in Leclerc's F1 Monaco crash?

Charles Leclerc's crash during Formula 1's Monaco qualifying session, which Ferrari now believes caused the broken driveshaft that rendered him unable to take pole, still leaves unanswered questions.

Ferrari believes Leclerc’s broken driveshaft caused by Monaco qualifying crash

Ferrari believes that the broken driveshaft hub that prevented Charles Leclerc starting Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix was indeed damaged in his qualifying crash – but was not picked up in its regular pre-race checks

Ferrari: Leclerc's driveshaft would have failed with new gearbox

Ferrari wants answers in the next few days as to why it failed to spot the driveshaft problem that derailed Charles Leclerc's victory hopes in Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix.

Ferrari: Leclerc driveshaft issue may be unrelated to Monaco qualifying crash

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto believes the driveshaft issue that ruled Charles Leclerc out of Sunday's Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix could be "completely unrelated" to his crash at the end of qualifying.

Sainz: Monaco GP podium "doesn't taste as good as it should"

Carlos Sainz Jr has admitted that his first Ferrari podium does not taste as good as it should, after Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc failed to start the Monaco Grand Prix.

Leclerc fails to start Monaco GP with left driveshaft issue

Monaco Grand Prix pole-sitter Charles Leclerc will take no part in Sunday’s Formula 1 race after a left driveshaft issue emerged on his car ahead of the race start.

Leclerc to start Monaco GP from pole after Ferrari gearbox check

Charles Leclerc will start from pole position for Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari gave the all-clear to his gearbox on Sunday morning.

Ferrari: ‘Extreme’ focus on qualifying paid off with Monaco F1 pole

Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies says the team’s “extreme preparations” for qualifying laid the foundations for Charles Leclerc’s surprise Formula 1 pole in Monaco on Saturday.

Ferrari finds “no serious damage” to Leclerc’s gearbox after Monaco crash

Ferrari has found that Charles Leclerc’s gearbox sustained “no serious damage” in his Monaco Formula 1 qualifying crash, but will make a final decision on changing it on Sunday morning.

Sainz "not happy at all" to lose F1 Monaco GP pole opportunity

Carlos Sainz Jr feels he could have beaten Ferrari Formula 1 team mate Charles Leclerc to pole in Monaco had Q3 not come to a premature end.

Ferrari "will not gamble" on Leclerc's gearbox despite Monaco GP pole

Ferrari "will not gamble" on Charles Leclerc's gearbox despite his shock Formula 1 pole in Monaco as it waits to find out the extent of the damage to his car.

Norris: McLaren expected Ferrari's fast Monaco F1 pace

McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris says he expected Ferrari to be as quick as it is in Monaco after the Scuderia topped Thursday's second practice session.

Leclerc: Ferrari’s Monaco F1 FP2 form “too good to believe”

Charles Leclerc is refusing to get carried away with Ferrari’s pace-setting in Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, calling it “too good to believe”.

Why Ferrari should be quietly confident it's really in the mix for Monaco success

Ferrari topped the opening practice times for the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, which raised expectations it could finally be a factor for Formula 1 victory once again. But is that a step too far? Here's how the hidden data the teams have collected so far shows both good and bad signs for the Scuderia

Sainz: Ferrari "very close" to being genuine F1 threat in Monaco

Carlos Sainz Jr believes Ferrari is “very close” to being a genuine threat to Mercedes and Red Bull in Monaco after impressing through Thursday’s Formula 1 practice running.

Hamilton surprised by "really strong" Ferrari pace in Monaco GP practice

Lewis Hamilton welcomed Ferrari’s surprise surge to the head of the field during Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, saying its pace was “really strong”.

Ferrari admits exploiting flexible rear wings ahead of FIA clampdown

Ferrari has admitted that it is one of the teams that has been exploiting flexible rear wings in Formula 1, ahead of an imminent rules clampdown.

Sainz still building confidence with Ferrari’s start system

Carlos Sainz Jr says he is still working to build his confidence with the start system on Ferrari’s Formula 1 car after struggling off the line in Spain.

Ferrari wants simpler solution for F1's track limits problem

Ferrari has called on Formula 1 officials to use "simpler" solutions for track limits at circuits, believing white lines are not the solution to the current problem.

Ferrari has switched "90 to 95%" focus to 2022 F1 car

Ferrari Formula 1 sporting director Laurent Mekies says his team has moved "90 to 95%" of its focus on the development of its 2022 challenger and won't compromise that approach to try and beat McLaren this year.

Ferrari: Spanish GP performance proves race day weakness now banished

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto believes the team’s performance at the Spanish Grand Prix proves it has overcome its race day weakness seen earlier in the season.

Leclerc: Portimao qualifying shows I have a lot to learn

Charles Leclerc believes his performance in Formula 1 qualifying at Portimao last Saturday shows he still has “a lot to learn” despite receiving praise for his one-lap displays.

Ferrari wants clarity on F1 financial rules penalties

Mattia Binotto hopes to get clarity on the sporting penalties for procedural breaches within Formula 1's financial regulations "very soon" before Ferrari gives its formal support.

Sainz: Tyre graining cost possible top-five finish at Portimao

Carlos Sainz Jr believes a top-five finish was possible for Ferrari at Portimao had it not been for his unexpected Formula 1 tyre struggles that left him 11th.

Sainz: Data shows I can be as fast as Leclerc in F1 qualifying

Carlos Sainz Jr. says he can match the one-lap pace of his Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc if he can string together his fastest sectors at future races.

Sainz thinks Ferrari can be ahead of McLaren at other tracks

Carlos Sainz believes that Ferrari can be ahead of McLaren at tracks that better suit its Formula 1 car, judging by the progress made so far this season.

Sainz: Imola Q2 exit "exposed" lack of Ferrari F1 mileage

Carlos Sainz Jr was left disappointed by his Q2 exit in Formula 1 qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, saying the result “exposed” his lack of mileage with Ferrari.

Leclerc: "Difficult to believe" Ferrari so close to top teams at Imola

Charles Leclerc says it is “difficult to believe” Ferrari is so close to the leading Formula 1 teams at Imola after its impressive display during Friday practice.

Ferrari’s Imola practice pace "not a shock" to Norris

Ferrari’s impressive showing during Friday’s Formula 1 practice sessions for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was “not a shock”, according to McLaren’s Lando Norris.

Leclerc explains what he learned from Vettel as F1 team-mates

Charles Leclerc says he learned a lot from former Ferrari Formula 1 team-mate Sebastian Vettel’s hidden qualities.

Ferrari: F1 engine gains may not be known for four more races

Ferrari thinks it could take another four race weekends for it to be sure about the amount of progress it has made with its new Formula 1 engine.

Ferrari: F1 podium still far away despite Bahrain GP progress

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto believes the Maranello squad is still too far from Formula 1's leading teams to start fighting for podium finishes, despite an encouraging Bahrain Grand Prix.

Top 10 Le Mans Ferraris ranked: Testa Rossa, P4, 312 PB and more Plus

Top 10 Le Mans Ferraris ranked: Testa Rossa, P4, 312 PB and more

Ahead of Ferrari’s eagerly-anticipated comeback to the top tier of sportscar racing in 2023, here are how its previous efforts stack up when it comes to its greatest Le Mans 24 Hours contenders

Sainz: I was too cautious in first Ferrari start

Carlos Sainz admits he took too much of a cautious approach to his opening race laps as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver in the season opener.

Sainz thought Bahrain GP qualifying "was over" after Q1 glitch

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr thought his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying session "was over" after a glitch in Q1 but was happy to recover to eighth place.

Sainz brings much-needed fresh air to Ferrari F1 team - Binotto

Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says Carlos Sainz Jr’s arrival at the squad for the 2021 Formula 1 season has brought a sense of “fresh air” he feels it required.

Ferrari partners with Iron Dames for Girls On Track winners

Ferrari has announced the winners of the FIA’s Girls On Track programme will be placed in Formula 4 with the Iron Dames team through a new partnership for 2021.

How far can Ferrari recover in 2021? Plus

How far can Ferrari recover in 2021?

A new driver combination, a refreshed mentality and winter developments targeted at the weaknesses of its 2020 Formula 1 car puts Ferrari in a much stronger position heading into the new season. After a quiet but encouraging pre-season test, the rate of its recovery will soon become clear

Why Ferrari has caught the sim racing bug

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. It’s been one of the most famous mantras behind the involvement of manufacturers in motorsport.

Leclerc: Ferrari has banished "strange" F1 atmosphere from early 2020

Charles Leclerc says Ferrari has now shaken off the "strange" atmosphere at the team from early 2020 when it came to terms with its Formula 1 struggles.

Raikkonen: Ferrari engine "in a better position" compared to 2020

Kimi Raikkonen feels that Ferrari has made progress with its Formula 1 power unit over the winter, saying its engine is “in a better position” than it was in 2020.

Leclerc: 2021 Ferrari showing "promising signs"

Ferrari’s new Formula 1 car is showing some ‘promising signs’ after an encouraging start to testing, says Charles Leclerc.

Ferrari took "systematic" approach to new F1 power unit design

Ferrari says it took a “systematic” approach to designing its new Formula 1 power unit for the 2021 season after struggling for performance throughout last year.

Ferrari SF21 car revealed with green Mission Winnow branding
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Ferrari SF21 car revealed with green Mission Winnow branding

Ferrari has unveiled its new SF21 Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season, featuring a two-tone red livery and green branding from title sponsor Mission Winnow.

Leclerc spent more time than ever at Ferrari in F1 2021 build-up

Charles Leclerc says he spent more time than ever with Ferrari in his preparations for the new Formula 1 season after completely recovering from COVID-19.

What Ferrari must do to reach the peak in F1 again Plus

What Ferrari must do to reach the peak in F1 again

Former Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren engineer Rodi Basso on what he’s learned about successful teams, and what the famous Italian squad needs to do to get back on top in Formula 1

The defining traits that set F1’s best apart Plus

The defining traits that set F1’s best apart

What makes the very best drivers in Formula 1 stand out among what is already a highly elite bunch? ANDREW BENSON takes a closer look at those with the special blend of skill, judgment, feel 
and attitude that sets only a select 
few apart from the rest.