After leaving the Alfa Romeo System 1 squad on the finish of final season, Giovinazzi has stored a Ferrari F1 reserve position alongside together with his Dragon drive, and has been touted as a doable driver for Ferrari’s upcoming WEC Hypercar mission – which is able to start subsequent season.
Giovinazzi’s performances have proven indicators of enchancment all year long as he adapts to System E’s calls for, and the Italian has prevented the again row of the grid prior to now three races.
However he stays scoreless together with team-mate Sergio Sette Camara, with the Brazilian driver largely holding the higher hand over his team-mate.
When requested about his future by Autosport, Giovinazzi defined that he has choices for 2023 – however wish to see if he can totally adapt to System E within the meantime.
“I do not know but, I need to nonetheless do a number of races right here to grasp if I can adapt extra to this automobile,” Giovinazzi mentioned.
“Up to now it has been a troublesome season for certain, that is fairly clear to be sincere.
“However it’s one thing that I am seeking to see, you understand, what I wish to do subsequent yr. I’ve choices for certain.
“I need to ensure that is the very best for my profession. It’s nonetheless too early, however hopefully within the subsequent month I can perceive extra.”
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Giovinazzi says that for the reason that Jakarta circuit is new for everyone, it places him at a lot much less of a drawback – however equally, attending to grips with the new temperatures and battery administration might be one other new expertise.
“These situations might be onerous for the automobile, as for the battery temperature, so will probably be necessary to only attempt to perceive how a lot we are able to push within the race and the way a lot we can’t.
“From the opposite facet we do not know a lot grip we are going to discover with the tarmac, if will probably be bumpy or not.
“However will probably be new for everybody, so I believe this can be a little little bit of assist for my facet. Of each race, simply Monaco was a monitor I knew, however the remainder of the tracks have been new.
“In comparison with [the other drivers] they have been to tracks like Berlin so many occasions, for me it was the primary time. So it could possibly be good for me and hopefully we are able to have a greater weekend.