Ferrari completed the 2023 season in third place on the planet championship, some 454 factors behind Pink Bull, who gained all however one grand prix final season – with Carlos Sainz interrupting its streak in Singapore.
Vasseur pressured that the Maranello outfit has to enhance in each space with a purpose to chip away on the benefit that Pink Bull has, reasonably than deal with replicating one main acquire the world champion’s might have.
“I feel the error can be to think about that Pink Bull, they’ve a magic bullet of five-tenths or that we made a step on one thing,” he mentioned.
“The efficiency is coming from in all places into the corporate, on the truth that we’re capable of produce components faster, on the very fact now we have higher reliability.
“We gave up too many factors this season for various causes, for reliability, for disqualification in Austin, for impeding in quali. That is clearly the place now we have to work.
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Frederic Vasseur, Workforce Principal and Basic Supervisor, Scuderia Ferrari
“And now we have to enhance on aero, on engine, on each single subject. It is not that now we have one thing unsuitable and one thing good, and also you repair one thing and you make a step of 4 or 5 tenths.
“A very powerful factor is that the one thousand folks now we have within the group are satisfied that they’re all efficiency contributors, and they’re all making an attempt to push a bit of bit the restrict, even when it is for one thousandth of a second, that are sufficient then to do an enormous step.”
Vasseur identified that the group improved the efficiency of the SF-23 within the latter a part of the season by higher understanding the automotive reasonably than by recurrently bringing updates to the observe.
“I am greater than happy as a result of between Zandvoort and [Abu Dhabi], we did not change massively the automotive,” he mentioned.
“We had an improve in Japan I feel, however principally we stored the identical automotive, and we had been capable of do a significantly better job with a greater understanding of the automotive, higher set-up of the automotive and a greater method from the drivers.
“It implies that now we have room for enchancment in all places, and this sense is an effective one to develop one thing for subsequent yr.”