25 hp less! Ferrari rages over BoP change in WEC title fight
© Motorsport Images The AF Corse Ferraris suffered a drastic power reduction at the 6h Bahrain Large discussion in the paddock of Bahrain: The Ferrari 488 GTE Evo is before the doubles final of the long-range been World Championship (WEC) braked so that stimulates at AF Corse large displeasure. ( All information on the 6h Bahrain 2021 ) The Ferrari 488 GTE Evo travels since start of the season with a boost pressure of up to 1.81 bar for the 3.9-liter V8 turbo engine.
© Motorsport Images Marcus Armstrong at the Formula 2 race in Monza 2021
In the RaceFans Round-up: Armstrong leaves as Ferrari confirms nine Driver Academy members for 2022 • Indy Lights cuts calendar to 14 races • Hamilton 'awaiting Abu Dhabi inquiry' before deciding future.
Arthur Leclerc returns for a second season having won twice last year. He will drive for Prema alongside recent FDA recruit Ollie Barman. Armstrong tested one of Ferrari ’s F1 cars last year. Formula Regional Europe driver Dino Beganovic, Formula 4 racers Maya Weug, James Wharton and Rafael Camara and karter Laura Camps Torras complete the nine- strong FDA squad for the
Marcus Armstrong has left the Ferrari Driver Academy ahead of the 2022 season, while Callum Ilott has been placed on a “gap year” after moving into IndyCar. Armstrong , 21, joined Ferrari ’s young driver programme in 2017, and has spent the last two years racing in FIA Formula 2 .
“I wish each and every one of them the best of luck as they progress through the season, which I am sure they will tackle with the will to learn and above all with a smile, because being a racing driver is one of the best jobs in the world."
At the beginning of the training year 2022 there are some in the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) personnel changes. As the Italian Formula 1 team announced on Tuesday (January 11), Marcus Armstrong is now no longer a member of the Journal Program of Ferrari.
of the New Zealand was Ferrari-Junior since 2017 and went to the start in the past two years in Formula 2. After promising start with two podium results at the first four season races 2020, Armstrong convinced but rarely. In both seasons he ended the championship ranked 13.
by leaving Armstrong will not be a single Ferrari-Junior in the starter field of Formula 2 for now Stand 2022. For comparison: in the season 2020 drove with Armstrong, Mick Schumacher, Robert Schwarzman, Callum Ilott and Giuliano Alesi temporarily five Ferrari juniors in the formula 2.
Ferrari teamorder in Mexico: came the place exchanger too late?
© Motorsport Images Has Ferrari left too much time in the teamorder in Mexico? The two Ferrari pilots Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclec proved the Mexico Grand Prix of the Formula 1 team spirit, but despite an teamorder , Sainz did not manage to grab Alphatauri pilot Pierre Gasly. During the race, it seemed that LECLERC had his Spanish teammates with delay only with delay and that lost time was might be crucial. But that's how it apparently was not. "I had no problem," says Leclerc clearly.
Even so, Armstrong says his strong form in the last two rounds of the season reignited his confidence. He wants another year in F 2 . He wants to continue pursuing his Formula 1 dream. He just needs another chance. “I want to be in F 2 next year.
You just got to enjoy driving a spaceship on wheels. “Driving an F1 car was a dream come true. To do it in a Ferrari was even cooler.” Armstrong is yet to confirm what his plans for 2022 look like. He concluded last year testing with the Hitech F 2 team in Abu Dhabi.
Ferrari have outlined the details of their Academy drivers' programmes for 2022 . Established in 2009, the Academy sets about training junior drivers in lower categories with support from the Scuderia. Current Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc is a product of the Academy, as is Haas' Mick Schumacher
Unusually, none of the nine will be racing in Formula 2 . Marcus Armstrong has been released from the Academy, while Callum Ilott will be on a "gap year" as he races with Juncos in IndyCar in 2022 - Ferrari say the US championship falls outside the workable scope of the FDA and they will not be able to
Schumacher and Schwarzmann Continue Ferrari-Juniors
Schumacher, although in Haas long in the formula 1 established, and Schwarzman continues to belong to the FDA squad. Schwarzman had adopted after two years from Formula 2. This year, the Russian will focus on his role as a replacement driver at Ferrari in Formula 1.
for Ilott, who was a substitute driver of Alfa Romeo in Formula 1 last year and for Ferrari at GT races, the Italians proclaimed a "break year" in the young program. Ilott will start 2022 in the IndyCar series. This "does not fall within the practicable framework of the FDA, as it would not be able to provide adequate support to the Englishman," it says in a message for justification.
Arthur Leclerc, the younger brother of Ferrari-Formel-1 driver Charels Leclerc, remains still Ferrari-Junior and will deny his second season in Formula 3 2022. New in the FDA is the Brite Oliver Bearman, which has won in 2021, among other things, German Formula 4 and 2022 will drive like Leclerc in Formula 3.
Montoya in the Ferrari F2008: "It was an incredible experience"
© Marco Congiu Juan Pablo Montoya sat for the first time at the wheel of a Formula 1 ferraris after he started in the formula 1 for years against Ferrari, the allowed himself Former Williams and McLaren Pilot Juan Pablo Montoya finally set to the wheel of a Boliding of Scuderia. His ride with the Ferrari F2008 in Mugello refers to the 46-year-old as "incredible experience".
The stage is set at the Bahrain International Circuit for the start of the 2021 Formula 2 season. Over the past 15 years, this series has proved to be the main stepping stone to Formula 1, as only the best drivers do well up against the stern test it provides. The Ferrari Driver Academy boasts an impressive history in the category, with
Two FDA youngsters are taking part this year: Robert Shwartzman and Marcus Armstrong both embarking on their second year in the category. The 21 year-old Russian stays with the same Prema team as in 2020, while Armstrong switches to the French DAMS outfit.
Marcus Armstrong topped the times on the final morning session of the FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Bahrain. The DAMS driver lit up the timing screens just before the half hour mark with a 1m42.173s effort, which eclipsed the previous benchmark posted by fellow New Zealander
The top two remained unchanged in the final 90 minutes as F2 rookie Lawson sat second as the chequered flag flew, just 0.045s shy of Armstrong . Juri Vips completed a strong showing for Hitech Grand Prix in third with the Estonian a mere six thousandths of a second slower than his teammate Lawson.
Two ladies in the FDA
Dino Beganovic will be denied another year in Formula Regional European European, while James Wharton, Maya Weighing and newcomer Rafael Camara Formula 4 will drive. With Laura Camps Torras, weighing a second woman to the FDA. She will compete in Kartsport 2022 and gain first experience in the formula 4 car.
"The 1922 vintage The Ferrari Driver Academy starts his journey today," says Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto. "It's always a significant day for the girls and boys involved and also for the Scuderia Ferrari, because this program is an important part of what #Sesserferrari means."
"The role of the FDA is not only to get out of the most talented teenagers and bring them to drive with our cars in Formula 1, but also to form people and drivers who are able to The best of the values represented by Scuderia Ferrari. "
The 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Is Practically Perfect .
The 911 GTS can cut up backroads and handle daily chores with ease.But which GTS, exactly? You can get this model as a coupe or convertible, with rear- or all-wheel drive, and of course there's always the Targa, which is an AWD-only affair. For the sake of this review I'm testing the Carrera 4 GTS Coupe, which is kind of the sweet spot within the sweet spot.