Ferrari to Unveil Dual-Toned F1 Livery for 2021 SF21 Challenger: REPORTS

Published 02/26/2021, 1:46 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in action during qualifying Pool via REUTERS/Giuseppe Cacace


Scuderia Ferrari have not had things going their way in the last 18 months or so. The issues compounded led to the team securing a lowly sixth in the 2020 season’s Constructor standings.

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But like the start of every campaign, the buttons are reset for all teams to put their best foot forward. By the looks of it, the ‘Prancing Horse’ really want to come out of the blocks appearing stronger than ever.

Ahead of their car launch on March 10, there has been some speculation surrounding the machinery and the livery’s colors. According to some latest news, Ferrari could switch things up and go for a dual-toned paint scheme for 2021.

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Livery of SF21 could be similar to the one in ‘GP Mugello 1000’, says the report

A report courtesy of formu1a.uno states, “After the questionable orange red of the SF90 and the red already more faithful to the tradition of the SF1000, the new SF21 will have a double shade of tone while remaining opaque and with a red that will become from the bottom up tending to a darker red similar to Gp Mugello 1000.” (translated via Google Translate)

The 2020 Tuscan GP saw Ferrari celebrate the milestone of driving in their 1000th F1 race. An achievement that stands unparalleled, drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel took to racing the burgundy/dark red-themed car on that day.

What else is new with the Ferrari SF21 machinery?

“It should present in addition to the new gearbox and the redesigned suspension attachments where the tokens were spent, the major aerodynamic innovations in the central part (bellies and side switches) of the car.”

“That said, the competitiveness of the car will heavily depend on the power found. And there is optimism,” concluded the report.

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Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in action during the race Pool via REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Inadequate horsepower has been an issue that the Italian motorsport giants’ have been bemoaning for quite some time now. But owing to indications last year, the 2021 power unit is set to be at least slightly faster, after promising dyno tests back in Maranello.

Therefore, Ferrari fans just cannot wait to see their team back in action on the track. They would not have to wait long though, as official F1 winter testing gets underway on March 12 in Bahrain.

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Hailing from Bengaluru, Bhargav is an F1 and NASCAR author for EssentiallySports. He is a huge fan of Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing. Bhargav also has an MBA in Sports Management from the Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences, Pune.

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