Dick Lovett

The new F1 car has been launched

The new F1 car has been launched

On February 19th in Maranello the new F1 car was launched for Scuderia Ferrari.

With a shortened nose, a tapered rear end and an intriguing red-and-white livery, these are the signature features of the new SF16-H.

‘SF16-H’ refers to the hybrid powertrain which now enters its third season in the Formula One World Championship with Sebastian Vettel who has given the SF16-H its debut in Montmelò today.

The damp Catalunya track this morning is the only venue for this year’s Formula 1 winter tests.

All of the teams were attending for the first of the two sessions to be held in Barcelona and Sebastian Vettel took to the track today for Scuderia Ferrari.

The team’s programme focused on aerodynamics and set-up work this morning and Vettel completed 36 laps of the track, achieving the quickest time on Medium tyres - 1.24.939.

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