‘A Bit of Two Part Tease’ – Buxton Explains Ferrari’s Unique 2021 F1 Car Launch

Published 02/08/2021, 8:25 AM EST
CIRCUIT DE CATALUNYA, MONTMELO, SPAIN – Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Scuderia Ferrari SF90 on track during day seven of F1 Winter Testing. (Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images)


Ferrari is preparing to have a mega launch ahead of their upcoming 2021 Formula One season. This two-part launch will include the team members behind their drivers, Charles Leclerc and the newest recruit, Carlos Sainz.

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Before the Bahrain testing session, from March 12-14, the team will launch the car that they would be running on the grid for the 2021 season.

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Ferrari planning a double show for 2021 launch

Prior to this, the team had been running tests on their older cars at their own track at Fiorano, with drivers such as Schumacher, Sainz, Leclerc, and Ilott, to name a few.

Will Buxton said, “Not a lot to report, except for the fact, that the team, although it hasn’t announced when its launch will be, as I understand it , are planning a two launch.”

He added, “The first part would be the drivers, the team bosses, and, you know, everybody important. The second part, later in the year, just before the test, will be the car itself.

“So, a bit of two-part tease from Ferrari”

The red team is currently filming content with their lead drivers, Leclerc and Sainz, at Imola with Ferrari’s road car.

Ferrari’s double launch will come somewhere close to February end and March beginning, where they will ramp hype the hype with the ‘Tifosi,’ Ferrari’s fan base, for the new season.

The injured horse

Everyone can agree to the fact that Ferrari’s 2020 season was their most horrible season since 1989. The Maranello based team finished sixth in the constructor’s championship, managing to score only two podiums throughout the season, one with Leclerc and the other one with Vettel.

16 LECLERC Charles (mco), Scuderia Ferrari SF1000, action during the Formula 1 Winter Tests at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya on February 28, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Xavier Bonilla/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Hopefully, bringing in the Spaniard, Carlos Sainz, from McLaren proves to be worth it, allowing the team to regain its rightful position at the front of the grid.

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As the team prepares their drivers for another hectic season of F1, only time will tell if all this double showdown would be worth it.

What are your expectations from the Scuderia in the 2021 season?

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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