Stefano Domenicali has harassed that Ferrari modified only small parts of its car among the Turkish and Canadian Grand Prix, in spite of enjoying a seemingly marked pace improvement in Canadian Grand Prix weekend.
Following departure Bahrain at the start of the season with a convincing 1-2 result in the bag, a Ferrari driver is yet to live in the top step of the podium since and one had to look back to the final race of 2008 to find the Scuderia’s last pole place. But, the Maranello team’s Sunday is food for thought for its Team Principal.
“This result is very regrettable as it does not match up to the potential we had shown this weekend,” Domenicali began. “Fernando (Alonso), who drove a great race, could have won but a few incidents did not work in his favour – these things can happen in racing but that does not make it any less disappointing.
“Felipe (Massa) seems to be particularly unlucky here in Montreal, given that something always happens; it doesn’t happen often that a driver has to change his nose twice because of incidents that were not his fault – a shame, as he too showed the car’s potential.
“Indeed, that is the most comforting aspect of this weekend in that we are back fighting for the top places. The fact we came here with a car virtually identical to the one we had in Turkey, where we were definitely not competitive, is cause for thought; it only takes a few elements – circuit characteristics, tyres – to change the picture.”
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