Alonso unsuccessful to make the Q3 qualifying in Turkish Circuit, As Felipe Massa was the team’s top placed finisher – at the back of the Red Bulls racing, the McLarens, the Mercedes and the Renault of Robert Kubica. Ferrari’s F10 will aspect a particular low-down-force chase package in Montreal next race weekend, ahead of big developments is debuted at Valencia later this month. It is rumored that the Valencia developments will consist of a major repackaging of the rear end and exhaust system, an area that Red Bull has exploited with its innovative RB6.
However team boss Stefano Domenicali denied that if the new parts be unsuccessful to push Ferrari back towards the front of the grid, it will begin to focus on 2011.
“We are not going to stop developing this car – we are not throwing away these races so far,” he said. Even though the Italian media is decrying Ferrari’s “disaster” and “crisis”, Alonso is only 14 points off the lead of the drivers’ championship.
Domenicali insisted: “We will continue working on the F10 until the end of the season. The championship is still open and we have seen that anything can happen in the races. We will not give up.”
“We know that McLaren and Red Bull are very far away and we don’t know if that’s enough. We have to work hard,” he said. “We don’t know how long it is going to take, but the truth is that we are almost eight tenths from Red Bull and 6 or 7 tenths from McLaren, and these developments [for Valencia] are not going to give us that much.”