Ferrari Launched SF-70H In Hopes That This Car Will Improve Their Team’s Performance

Feb 25, 2017 04:00 AM EST | Paula

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Ferrari just launched its new car the SF-70H in a live online video stream. Hopefully, this car will help carry the team throughout the 2017 F1 Season.

With this new car, fans believe that they would be able to close the performance gap with Mercedes. It could be remembered that Ferrari suffered a performance downfall in 2016.

The design of the car is similar to other teams that opted to go to a more traditional look. Like other teams, the car has a shark-fin engine cover that has a sharp angle front end and stub nosecone, Telegraph reported.

If there's one thing that changed in Ferrari is its fins, engine covers and increased car tires. Ferrari believes that this new car will be the key to improving the team's performance.

Ferrari was not shy to showcase its amazing aerodynamic bodywork that is now permitted under the new Formula One regulations. The design of Ferrari's new car is significantly different from its rival team Mercedes.

Unlike its competitors, Mercedes opted to go to a different path when it comes to the design of their new car Mercedes W08. Auto World News reported that the car does not have the traditional shark fin design. Instead, Mercedes added front wings and long sidepods to their car.

Of course, the team's drivers could not resist taking the SF-70H out for a spin. Finnish racer Kimi Raikkonen took the new car for a spin on its video stream launch.

Last season, Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel only managed to obtain second places. Last year, they only manage to obtain a couple of second place finishes. Raikkonen even managed to finish fourth while Vettel only managed to finish sixth at the drivers' standings, Bleacher Report reported.

Fans of the team are hoping that their performance will improve with SF-70H. They are hoping that the team will beat Mercedes and obtain their first championship trophy.

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