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Ferrari F1 team 2019 | Formula 1 2019: season preview

Twitter: @ScuderiaFerrari
Engine: Ferrari
Races: 972
Wins: 236
Titles: 16
Last year: 2nd

Ferrari was rocked by the death of boss Sergio Marchionne last season, and mistakes by the team and its drivers saw both title tilts unravel. But with Mattia Binotto replacing Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal, it seems to have turned a corner already. Its car looks fast, balanced and, according to the drivers, easy to push to the limit. This year’s line-up of four-time champ Sebastian Vettel and hot prospect Charles Leclerc is one of the most intriguing on the grid. Binotto has said the pair will be free to fight on track, but harsh lessons have been learned; Ferrari will favour the German if he draws first blood.

Our verdict: Addition of Leclerc ups the ante on Ferrari’s rivals. The dynamic he builds with team-mate Vettel will have a big impact on the squad’s season


5 – Sebastian Vettel 

Sebastian Vettel - 2019

Races: 220
Wins: 52
Titles: 4
Last year: 2nd
Age: 31
Twitter: N/A

Did you know? Vettel holds the record for the most GP victories in a row, landing nine on the bounce in 2013

16 – Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc - 2019

Races: 21
Wins: 0
Titles: 0
Last year: 13th 
Age: 21
Twitter: @Charles_Leclerc

Did you know? Leclerc is Ferrari’s youngest driver since Ricardo Rodriguez raced in 1961’s Italian GP at 19

Formula 1 2019: the grid


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