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Ferrari reveals its tech strategy for toppling Mercedes

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Ferrari reveals its tech strategy for toppling Mercedes
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Co-author: Jake Boxall-Legge
Feb 15, 2019, 2:51 PM

Ferrari has come closest to toppling Mercedes over the past two Formula 1 seasons, but failed to keep up its momentum each time. Has its off-season shake-up had the desired effect and made its 2019 car the one to beat?

Ferrari needs to start this season strongly. It has done this over the past couple of seasons, but this year needs to maintain that right to the chequered flag at the final race. Ferrari has nearly always had a fast enough car to be up there with a chance of big points, but it must reduce its mistakes both on and off the track.

At least this year's car is different. Ferrari once again has gone its own way with many features - the most visually obvious of which is the front wing. It's similar in concept to what Renault has been trying to achieve, although Alfa Romeo has taken this to a whole new level.

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Event Ferrari Launch
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Author Gary Anderson