Ferrari banks on firebrands

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Ferrari banks on firebrands

Carlos Sainz talks in the Drivers Press Conference during previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on November 28, 2019 in Abu Dhabi,. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

During testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, talks between Ferrari and Vettel appeared to be almost over.

Tomorrow should have seen the start of both the WRC Rally Portugal and the Monaco Grand Prix. It is not to be, but at least we have had a week of encouraging news. Firstly, the musical chairs activity of some drivers, the most significant being the Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari split. Earlier this year, during testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, talks between Ferrari and Vettel appeared to be almost over, with the outcome a contract for at least a further year. But no signature was forthcoming and with the chaos of the Coronavirus pandemic, negotiations faded into the background...



 


 

 

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