Whereas work is constant on its 2022 challenger, which has a codename of 674 and is being launched on 17 February, the Maranello outfit needs to make sure its drivers and staff personnel are again up to the mark after the winter break.
It has due to this fact slated in a four-day run with final yr’s SF21 at its Maranello take a look at venue for normal drivers Carlos Sainz Jr and Charles Leclerc, in addition to Robert Shwartzman, who’s its official take a look at driver.
Shwartzman, who took half in final yr’s post-season Abu Dhabi tyre take a look at, will begin the take a look at on Tuesday earlier than operating once more on Friday. Leclerc will take a look at on Wednesday, with Sainz getting an outing on Thursday.
In addition to being a possibility for the drivers to get again up to the mark with F1 vehicles, Ferrari mechanics and engineers can even be available to get themselves greatest ready as doable for the challenges forward.
Ferrari completed third within the 2021 constructors’ championship and it hopes to additional shut the hole on Mercedes and Pink Bull this yr.
Charles Leclerc testing for Ferrari at Fiorano in 2021
Photograph by: Federico Basile / Motorsport Images
With all groups making ready their vehicles for F1’s new guidelines period, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has hinted at some radical options on his squad’s new challenger.
“If I take a look at the 2022 automobile, and the 2022 energy unit, consider me there’s a number of innovation in it,” he defined final yr.
“I feel that the way in which that your complete engineering staff has confronted the brand new design, the brand new mission, and the 2022 laws, which have been an enormous discontinuity, was definitely with a extra open thoughts than earlier than.
“I can myself measure it by trying on the automobile itself, the way in which it is progressing, and definitely with the quantity of innovation we put in it.”
Ferrari is predicted to run its 2022 F1 automobile for the primary time at a filming day at Barcelona in Spain on 22 February, which is the day before official pre-season testing kicks off for all groups.