Ferrari launch new automotive for Formula One 2024 season

  • Ferrari have unveiled their new automotive for the 2024 season 
  • Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will drive the SF-24 
  • It is their last season collectively earlier than Lewis Hamilton’s arrival 

Ferrari have unveiled their new automotive for the upcoming Formula One season at their manufacturing unit in Maranello.

Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz took the covers off the SF-24 on Tuesday, amid pleasure that the Scuderia can pose an actual risk in direction of Max Verstappen and Red Bull’s crown this 12 months.

It is the ultimate season the 2 drivers will race along with the Prancing Horse, after the Italians introduced the signing of Lewis Hamilton for the 2025 marketing campaign.

The seven-time world champion will change Sainz from subsequent 12 months.

Leclerc lately spoke of his ‘particular’ bond with the Spaniard, and hopes to win the championship alongside his teammate earlier than his departure.

‘We have a really particular relationship,’ he mentioned. ‘I imply, we’re clearly buddies outdoors the monitor as nicely. We are sharing good moments. We spend a lot time. I imply, I see Carlos greater than my family as a result of we have got 24 races now.’ 

Ferrari have launched their new car for the 2024 Formula One season

Ferrari have launched their new automotive for the 2024 Formula One season

Looking forward to the brand new season, Leclerc mentioned: ‘To win the championship, that is the one goal I’ve. I’m solely blissful after I win, second place shouldn’t be my goal. 

‘You want to present your self reasonable targets as nicely, as a lot as we’re at all times optimistic and attempt to do one of the best job doable. 

‘We all wish to win however the place we’re ranging from from final 12 months, Red Bull had a giant benefit. So now we have to shut the hole as a lot as doable.

‘So we are going to do completely every thing to try to, and do the step that, that’s our objective to be able to problem.’

Hamilton shocked he motorsport world when he revealed he can be departing Mercedes for Ferrari in 2025 after 12 years with the aspect the place he gained six of his seven world titles

He hopes he’ll be capable of lastly win an elusive eighth championship with the Italian producer, with the years remaining on the high of his recreation ticking down as he appears to be like to maneuver away from Ferrari legend Michael Schumacher by way of titles gained.

Former F1 star Damon Hill believes Hamilton’s swap is an indication that he has confidence that Ferrari can produce a championship-winning automotive. 

‘Lewis has taken command of his profession and his path,’ Hill informed Sky Sports. 

The Italian manufacturer is aiming to dethrone Red Bull in the forthcoming season

The Italian producer is aiming to dethrone Red Bull within the forthcoming season

Lewis Hamilton (right) will replace Carlos Sainz (left) in 2025

Lewis Hamilton (proper) will change Carlos Sainz (left) in 2025

‘It’s not like Mercedes have mentioned to him, “Oh, we’ve signed someone else”, which is what occurred with me. But I feel that, [with] this choice, we all know it is a given [regarding] the Ferrari advantages of the model and all the opposite issues that include [it], the romance and the historical past and all of that, it is a given.

‘But I feel there’s extra to this, which is [that] I assumed there was proof that Ferrari have been beginning to solidify as a aggressive bundle.

‘They have been beginning to put collectively the parts and so they have been beginning to get outcomes. And I feel in case you had a alternative between Mercedes giving you an identical gear and Ferrari, I’d slightly go to Ferrari and check out one thing totally different.’