Ferrari’s 2023 Method 1 automobile, the SF-23
- Ferrari revealed its 2023 Method 1 automobile, the SF-23.
- Drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz drove the automobile in the course of the launch, with Leclerc’s drive filmed.
- Ferrari should enhance on 2022 and problem Purple Bull for each championships this yr.
The Ferrari Method 1 workforce gave its followers one of the crucial spectacular automobile launches of the yr once they drove the brand new SF-23 across the Fiorano racetrack in Italy. And for the primary time in a very long time, there have been followers in attendance – 500, to be actual.
The workforce made it clear that they wished the 2023 disclose to be particular, seeing because it’s the primary one the place members of the general public may share within the expertise. Fortunately for the Tifosi within the grandstand, they weren’t upset as they acquired way more than they bargained for.
With drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz addressing questions, they confirmed new workforce boss Fred Vasseur’s phrases that successful the gold is the principle goal this yr.
“The aim is to win, clearly,” stated Leclerc, who took the SF-23 for a spin across the monitor in entrance of a number of the workforce’s passionate supporters.
“The sensation of successful is what motivates me, motivates all of the workforce too. I am actually wanting ahead to getting again within the automobile and making an attempt to win the championship.”
The F1 season will get underway on 3-5 March in Bahrain.
2023 have to be higher
The uptake of the brand new season is not only for Ferrari to current a brand new F1 automobile, however to take the combat to Purple Bull Racing and Max Verstappen. Having gained three of the opening 4 races, the Scuderia rapidly noticed the wheels fall off as 2022 went from dangerous to worse.
And Leclerc went from title contender to battling Verstappen’s teammate, Sergio Perez, for second place. Although Leclerc and Sainz have been spared the axe, the identical couldn’t be stated of former workforce boss Mattia Binotto, who was launched from his duties and changed by Vasseur.
For Vasseur, there is no such thing as a different choice however to win, as one other poor exhibiting with what could possibly be the quickest automobile of all – identical to final yr – would go away the workforce with extra to repair.
“You possibly can really feel the duty for the workforce, it is an awesome honour, however on the finish of the day, the necessary factor is to achieve success,” stated Vasseur when requested about his 2023 plans.
“We wish to ship, and I do not wish to be glad simply because I am at Ferrari. An important is to win.”