In the event: Ferrari will start their preparations for the 2023 F1 season in Fiorano with a three-day race for their drivers, Italian media reported.
Ferrari is set to run a three-day Fiorano test in 2021.
Ferrari will start their track preparations for the 2023 F1 season at Fiorano with three days of racing for their drivers, Italian media reported.
Racing drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr. will have a full day in 2021 with the special SF-21. Test drivers Antonio Giovinazzi and Robert Schwartzman will share a third day in the car.
Gasly first congratulated De Vries after the 2023 announcement
Alphatouri driver Nick de Vries said he was the first person to congratulate his replacement, Pierre Gasly, after signing a contract confirming his race driver for 2023.
Formula 2 and Formula E world champion de Vries will make his full-season debut at Alpine in 2023 after Gasli stepped down to fill Fernando Alonso’s vacancy at Alpine.
“Actually, once the contract was signed, Pierre was the first person I spoke to,” De Vries said. “He bumped into me when I was in the gym to congratulate me, which was great. Of course, my family was involved in the process and when things became more serious, I spoke to my father.
Abiteboul was named the principal of the Hyundai WRC team
Former Caterham and Renault F1 team principal Cyril Abiteboul has been announced as the new team principal of the Hyundai World Rally Championship team.
In the year Abiteboul stepped down as Renault Group Principal in early 2021 when the team moved to Alpine. He took control of the Hyundai factory team, which won the WRC Constructors’ Championship twice in 2019 and 2020, but has yet to do so. To protect the rank of drivers.
“I am delighted to be a part of this, managing the WRC and customer racing programs where the team has proven to be a strong competitor,” said Abiteboul. “I look forward to immersing myself in the racing community and learning more about this amazing sport.”
Two F1 teams, Williams and Sauber-led Alfa Romeo, have yet to confirm who will be their team principal this year.
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