What we learned from Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc’s F1-75 runs in Bahrain » FirstSportz

Ferrari's new livery for 2022, the F1-75
Ferrari’s new livery for 2022, the F1-75

Ferrari may have suffered from misfortune and poor form in the last two seasons in Formula 1. But the Scuderia was shown real improvements under their new regulations cars. with Carlo Sainz and Charles Leclerc The Italian team, who are setting the pace, appear to be the favorites on the starting line-up.

Ferrari last won the title in 2007 and their last race win came at the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel. The teams appear to be resilient and have some big news to share despite the regulatory changes. At the end of pre-season testing, find out how the three-day pre-season shakedown for Ferrari duo Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc with the upgraded F1-75 in Bahrain played out.

Also read: “Most of them are going in their direction,” Carlos Sainz is optimistic…

Carlos Sainz lap times and laps completed

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Carlo Sainz

Carlos Sainz was the absolute figurehead of preseason testing. The Spaniard, together with his team-mate, secured the top 3 on day one and clocked the fastest lap time of day two of practice 1:33:532. Despite only finishing P13 on the final day of practice, Sainz managed to complete 180 laps and had the best weekend overall.

Sainz was fearless in the duel with Verstappen, with the two going from bike to bike with 40 minutes remaining on the first day. Sainz’s consistent performances made him and his team a serious contender in the 2022 Formula 1 season.

Day rank Number of laps completed Fastest lap time
day 1 p2 52 1:34:359
day 2 P1 60 1:33:532
day 3 P13 68 1:34:905

Charles Leclerc lap times and laps completed

Charles Leclerc
Ferrari Pre-Season Testing: What we learned from Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc’s F1-75 runs at Bahrain 2

Charles Leclerc was just as good at cementing Ferrari as a serious contender for the season. The Monagesque ranked P3 at the end of Day 1, P6 at the end of Day 2 and P2 at the end of Day 3. It was his best timing 1:32:415 that was the fastest until Max Verstappen beat it. Leclerc showed pace over the 3 days and completed 169 laps over the 3 days.

Day rank Number of laps completed Fastest lap time
day 1 P3 64 1:34:531
day 2 P6 54 1:34:366
day 3 p2 51 1:32:415

Struggles faced by Ferrari

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Charles Leclerc at the wheel of the Ferrari F1-75

Ferrari showed wonderful form throughout the three days of testing. The team has continued to show a consistent and progressive performance since Barcelona, ​​where Scuderia managed to complete the most laps of any team.

The team looked strong ahead of the season opener in Bahrain but were still struggling with porpoising – the impact effect the 2022 cars face which causes the car to lose pace and control on long straights. team boss Mattia Binotto says the team needs to focus on the “bouncing” issues to unlock the best of the F1-75.

Take away for Ferrari

Ferrari and McLaren
Ferrari and McLaren

Ferrari looks stronger than ever as the Italian team set the pace in both pre-season testing in Barcelona and Bahrain. With a total of 349 laps in Bahrain and 788 laps in the two sessions, Ferrari has clocked up the highest mileage this season.

With Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc delivering stunning performances and earning critical acclaim in the paddock, the duo are favorites for the podium in the first race of the season. Bahrain is hosting the first round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship, the Bahrain Grand Prix from 18-20 March.

Also read: Charles Leclerc skeptical that Mercedes and Red Bull ‘hide their game’…

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