Connect with us

Uncategorized

Ferrari wants in-season Pirelli tyre test – Domenicali

Published

on

Ferrari F1 team Principal Stefano Domenicali says that they wants in-season Pirelli tyre test if this is possible like Mercedes secret test.

New controversy grow-up in F1 paddock during the Monaco Grand Prix that Mercedes did ‘secret’ 1,000km Pirelli tyre test in Barcelona.

Ferrari and Red Bull Racing are both start on protesting against Mercedes, but Formula 1 official tyre supplier Pirelli claims that agreement permit them to test with one team at their decision.

In-season testing is banned. Fuming Red Bull and Ferrari are both protesting, while Pirelli claim their contract allows them to test with one team at their discretion.

Also Ferrari is adamant that any test with an existing car is illegal, but if it isn’t then the Italian team is only too happy to participate.

“We just want to know if this is possible, If this is possible we’d be the first to raise our hands to make sure that we can do the same, because as you know Ferrari has been very pushy to try and do in-season testing on the track, and this is the reason why we wanted to understand this situation, no more than that. said Domenicali.

“And if the decision can be opposite on what we believe, it’s the right interpretation of course on our side, then we will need to react immediately and ask for this to happen I would say as soon as technically we can do something.

“Since two years I think it’s clear that Pirelli, in order to do some testing, was asking for all the teams to do some running. But for us it’s very clear that we cannot do that with the actual car, and that’s why basically even if they didn’t formally ask us, we believe that it’s not possible to do it. Because otherwise, as I said, we’d be the first to be there in pole position.”

“That’s difficult to say to be honest. For sure three days have helped them, because otherwise you don’t do a test. But to say that this was an immediate effect I would say something that I don’t know, because I don’t know what they did, I don’t know who was there, I don’t know anything more than what is on air I would say. I would be too superficial and I don’t want to be.”

The regulation of which Domenicali talks – 22.1 in the 2013 Sporting Regulations – states: ‘Track testing shall be considered any track running time not part of an Event undertaken by a competitor entered in the Championship, using cars which conform substantially with the current Formula One Technical Regulations in addition to those from the previous or subsequent year. The only exception is that each competitor is permitted up to eight promotional events, carried out using tyres provided specifically for this purpose by the appointed supplier, to a maximum distance of 100kms per event.’


http://www.formula1onlive.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2019 F112 hours ago

Hamilton says he will test MotoGP bike

Team boss Toto Wolff has admitted Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes engineers did not tell him about a secret superbike...

2019 F112 hours ago

Ferrari may charge for fastest lap in future

Ferrari may chase the bonus ‘point for fastest lap’ in Bahrain and beyond. In Melbourne, surprised and disappointed to be...

2019 F112 hours ago

Glock defends Kubica after poor F1 return

Timo Glock has defended Robert Kubica in the wake of the Pole’s disappointing return to F1 in Melbourne. Kubica’s comeback...

2019 F112 hours ago

No new Bottas in Melbourne – Ralf Schumacher

Ralf Schumacher has hit back at claims that F1 gave birth to a “new” Valtteri Bottas in Melbourne. Disappointed with...

2019 F112 hours ago

Work begins on Vietnam F1 track

Work on Vietnam’s new F1 circuit for 2020 began this week. DPA news agency says FIA president Jean Todt was...

2019 F114 hours ago

Alguersuari felt like a puppet in F1

Former F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari says the top category of motor racing turns drivers into “a puppet”. The Spaniard, now...

2019 F114 hours ago

‘Our system is different to what is done in F1’ – Ezpeleta

Carmelo Ezpeleta, boss of the MotoGP rights holder Dorna, has suggested that the premier motorcycle racing category’s funding model is...

2019 F114 hours ago

Melbourne to proceed with full resurfacing

Organisers of the Australian grand prix look set to proceed with a full resurfacing of the Albert Park track in...

2019 F114 hours ago

Domenicali tips Ferrari to bounce back in Bahrain

Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali is expecting the Maranello team to bounce back in Bahrain. “Yes, that was a difficult...

2019 F114 hours ago

Wolff rubbishes breakaway series rumours

Toto Wolff has rubbished rumours he might be part of a movement to set up a rival world championship. Auto...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media