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Technical Insight: The reason Ferrari is so slow on the straights

Qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix saw a display Ferrari will want to forget. The SF1000 looks set to bring back the nightmare memories of the F60 and F14T from 2009 and 2014 respectively. Ferrari's '20 challenger was born with the aim of improving the weaknesses of the '19 Ferrari SF90, which was a very effective single-seater on the straights, but lacked aerodynamic downforce in the corners. The SF1000 seems to be the exact opposite. It was the slowest in the speed trap ranking at the weekend, more than nine kilometre's an hour adrift of Mercedes. Team Engine Speed Trap (KM/H) Mercedes Mercedes 322.5 Racing Point Mercedes 321.6 Alfa Romeo Ferrari 320.4 McLaren Renault 320.1 Red Bull...
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