Is the Ferrari recovery real?

Is the Ferrari recovery real?

Ferrari led three of the four Jerez days and its customer team Sauber topped the other. A typical testing smokescreen or a sign of real progress? BEN ANDERSON investigates

Ferrari power led the way on all four days of the first pre-season Formula 1 test of 2015 at Jerez, but is this yet another false dawn for F1's oldest team, or a sign of genuine progress after a disastrous 2014 campaign?

Whether it was Red Bull defector Sebastian Vettel, the former force of nature that is Kimi Raikkonen, or GP2 graduate Felipe Nasr's Sauber, Ferrari engines consistently set the pace in Spain. In fact, Ferrari and its customer team locked out the top two spots on the timesheet on each day of the Jerez test.

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