For the first time since 2010, two Ferrari racers finished at an F1 without being able to score.
Ferrari was at a disadvantage at the Belgian Grand Prix on August 30 when their two riders – Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc – started 13th and 14th respectively.
Two Ferrari cars were disappointed when they let weaker opponents outnumber GB Belgium on August 30. Ferrari is experiencing a terrible season, falling back from the previous year. This appears to be the result of the technical directives required by the FIA for this steam engine at the end of 2019. Power problems of the SF1000 were evident on the 7 km of Spa- Francorchamps.
Ignoring the stages that the drivers gave up, the last time two Ferrari cars finished but did not score was from the British GP 2010. At that time, Fernando Alonso started third but a controversial penalty sent him to the finish line. 14th, while teammate Felipe Massa finished 15th.
Therefore, the last time that two regular Ferrari cars but failed to reach the top 10 was the 2009 Abu Dhabi GP, when Kimi Raikkonen and Giancarlo Fisichella finished 12th and 16th respectively. Ferrari finished fourth in the 2009 season. – their worst performance after 16 years.
Ferrari is fifth this season, just two points ahead of Renault – the team that has just excelled at the Belgian Grand Prix. Ferrari has never been out of the top 4 in the team category since the 1981 season.
F1 adds four races to the 2020 season
One in Turkey, two stops in Bahrain, and GP Abu Dhabi are the last four stages of F1 season 2020. Previously, F1 also added three more races after canceling all four races in America.
According to Sun, F1 confirmed the complete schedule of this season, including 17 races. After the 13th leg in Italy, also the last event in Europe, F1 will race in the Middle East and end the season here.
Bahrain will hold two stops on November 29 and December 6. In March, the Bahraini Grand Prix was one of the stages delayed by the impact of the pandemic. As every year, based on the signed agreement, Abu Dhabi will be the end of the season, taking place on December 13.
If this schedule is guaranteed, F1 will complete a season with 17 races as committed to its partners. The last three races will be busy times when teams have to race for three consecutive weeks.