The team’s new innovative Dual Axis Steering (DAS) system it has developed will be banned from the 2021 Formula 1 season onwards though, with FIA technical regulations closing off the loophole the system has exploited.
A brand-new system designed to alter the toe of the front wheels on the W11 was revealed on day two of winter testing, and many questioned its legality. The reigning champions however feel confident that the development is fully compliant with current regulations and the FIA have no concerns over the safety of the mechanism.
Ferrari admits it is slower than rivals
Mattia Binotto explained on day three of testing that his team was not in the place it expected to be.
Sebastian Vettel missed out on a large chunk of running in the morning session after coming to a halt with an unspecified engine issue. An engine change allowed the team to complete 100 laps, with only Haas and Williams — both with their own stoppages — completing fewer miles.