Ferrari's Bahrain edge goes beyond straightline speed

Ferrari's Bahrain edge goes beyond straightline speed

Ferrari may not have won the Bahrain Grand Prix, but its performance impressed our technical expert, who believes the team learned a lot from its Melbourne struggles to adapt best of all to the demands of the Sakhir circuit

The Bahrain Grand Prix was the turnaround in the season that Ferrari desperately needed. The team's performance was back to what we saw in pre-season testing at Barcelona, with an advantage of around three tenths of a second in qualifying.

So the big question is: how do you explain the swing since the performance in Melbourne?

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