The two drivers took to the track to facilitate the work of the test drivers Fuoco and Shwartzman and to train young engineers and mechanics
Extra time for Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz after three occasions in a row: Belgium, Holland and Monza. Today the two owners alternated at the wheel of the 2018 Ferrari on the Imola track: the unlucky Monegasque was able to lap a little because of the rain and suffered a problem with the high variant; the Spaniard, who took the wheel in the afternoon, instead enjoyed a glimpse of good weather.
The reasons for this testing? Leclerc and Sainz served to set references to Antonio Fuoco and the Russian Robert Shwartzman, who will be on the car tomorrow. The Apulian driver of the simulator who occasionally needs to train on the track, the second, protege of the Driver Academy of Maranello, due to contractual obligations. The test also served to train young engineers and mechanics who are essential for the turnover in a long season (22 races this and next year). The reason why a car from three seasons ago was used? Because the one for 2019, the only one that can be used during the test season by regulation, has been reworked into a mule car for the 18 ”Pirelli tires.
September 16, 2021 (change September 16, 2021 | 17:10)
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