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Ferrari admits that their car seriously lacks outright speed

Following another dismal qualifying performance, Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel have admitted that their 2020 F1 car, the SF1000 does not have the necessary speed they would need to compete at the front. When drivers could test the limits of their cars on low fuel and on fresh soft Pirelli rubbers for the first time this year last weekend, it has become quickly evident that Ferrari were not sandbagging when claming during pre-season testing that their car lacked outright speed. After Charlec Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel claimed a seventh and an eleventh spot on the starting grid for the season-opener, the team was adamant to fight back by fast tracking some of its...
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