Former Ferrari driver Jean Alesi believes that the team should receive more praise for the step forward they have taken during the 2022 F1 campaign.
Ferrari have come under fire on several occasions this season for failing to convert strong qualifying performances on race days due to a mixture of strategic blunders, technical problems and driver errors.
After their latest strategy-related drama at the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari find themselves almost 100 points adrift of Red Bull in the Constructors’ standings, with Charles Leclerc 80 points behind Max Verstappen in the Drivers’ battle.
However, Alesi – who raced for Ferrari from 1991 to 1995, taking his sole F1 victory with the team – feels more should be said about the competitive package the Scuderia have designed for the sport’s new technical regulations.
While Red Bull have taken eight of the 13 wins on offer this season, Ferrari have shown their pure pace by claiming pole position in the same number of qualifying…